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WHICH tree? Narrow space, tiny budget or needle phobia? There's a tree to solve every Christmas conundrum.

BEST FOR: SPACE SAVING Super Slim Tree, PS40 (or PS45 flocked), Wilko At just 45cm wide, this extra-skinny tree takes up half the room of your average fir, yet at 180cm tall, you can still fit all your baubles on comfortably. Choose from a green or a flocked (snowy) version.

BEST FOR: CONTROL FREAKS Drummond Cashmere 1.5m Tip Tree, PS59.99 (or PS99.99 for 2.1m), Dobbies Like your tree to look 'just so'? Choose one with hook-in branches, which can be individually attached and removed to your liking. The cashmere-soft 'needles' look uber realistic, too.

BEST FOR: BARGAIN HUNTERS 6ft Evergreen Fir Tree, PS15, Tesco You don't have to spend hundreds to get a decent-sized faux tree.

This one is a generous 6ft tall yet is a massive bargain.


Jenny by: BEST FOR: LOG CABIN LOOKS Snowy 6ft Larch White Christmas Tree, PS69.99, Homebase What do you mean you haven't got time to drive out to the forest and chop down your own snow-sprinkled tree? Luckily, this one does the job for you, and even comes with a rustic log-style stand.

BEST FOR: FASHIONISTAS 7ft Champagne Gold Boutique Tree, PS180, John Lewis It's not cheap, but this gorgeous on-trend gold metallic tree with geometric branches will make people stop and stare. Decorate minimally with single-colour decorations in copper, silver, hot pink, or purple.

BEST FOR: STRESS-FREE SPARKLE WERCHRISTMAs 6ft Spruce Pre-Lit Christmas Tree, PS94.90, Save yourself hours of fairy light frustration by going for a pre-lit tree. With 200 long-lasting LEDs already evenly spaced on the branches, you'll be up and twinkling in no time.

BEST FOR: SOMETHING DIFFERENT Pre-lit Paper Birch Tree, PS50 (for 4ft), John Lewis If you fancy a change from pine and fir, try a birch tree. Embedded with tiny lights, the bare branches mean your decorations can do all the talking. In three sizes.

BEST FOR: FAMILIES 6ft Majestic Pine, PS119, A real tree can be a nightmare with babies, toddlers or cats around, but artificial trees don't have to look fake. This has natural-looking branches that have been shaped by hand to fool almost everyone, yet leave your floor needle-free.

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Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Nov 22, 2015
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