Artificial Christmas trees: 8 best buys for a fabulously fake festive season

These are the best artificial Christmas trees in 2019. You'll be amazed that they aren't real (other than the rainbow coloured ones, obvs)

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Christmas just isn't Christmas without a Christmas tree – even an artificial Christmas tree – and nothing compares to the joy of decorating it (other than ripping open gifts, obvs). 

If a real tree isn't an option for you, you'll want a convincing, affordable, easily storable artificial Christmas tree that will look good for years to come. Here's our pick of the best.

Find more Christmas decs and gifts on our dedicated page. 

1. Love the trend for pastel Christmas decs? This tree is the perfect match

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With silver, glitter-tipped hinged branches, 587 tree tips and standing at 6ft tall, this show-stopping tree has a glamorous feel that looks stunning with pastel coloured baubles. 

Silver tipped glittered fir tree, £99, Dunelm. 

2. Want an artificial Christmas tree that looks real? This is it

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Inspired by a Douglas fir, this life-like tree has bushy branches that will never drop or scratch and is super easy to store away in the New Year. It comes in four heights: 4ft, 6ft, 8ft and 10ft. 

Albert Christmas tree, from £95, Neptune. 

3. Mad but fab: artificial Christmas trees the kids will love

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Not into the trad scene? This amazing rainbow coloured tree will ensure a bright and cheerful Christmas! Beautiful in its simplicity, you could keep it decoration free or simply add some fairy lights, and why not team it with this sweet pink ombre tree?

Rainbow Christmas tree, £35; Pink ombre Christmas tree, £15, Argos Home. 

4. Artificial Christmas trees for small spaces anyone?

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This pair in their hessian covered pots will look great on a table or placed on a hallway or sideboard to create a welcoming feel. They both come with warm white LEDs on a green cable that’s intertwined around the trunk.

Pre lit frosted mini Christmas tree, 53cm, £19.99; and 30cm size, £11.99, Lights4fun. 

5. The best artificial Christmas tree for large living rooms

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This luscious 7ft artificial Christmas tree is built to last and has thick, hooked branches and a premium metal bast – great for young families as it’s so sturdy! Best of all? It's sooo tall, it's the perfect buy for a room with high ceilings BUT it doesn't cost a fortune. Love it. 

7ft Canadian fir Christmas tree, £60, Wilko.

6. Best white artificial Christmas tree (for Scandi schemes)

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For a modern home a white tree can work really well and this design looks great with rainbow coloured decorations. The branches are flocked and the LEDs give a subtle glow – no need for the annual fairy light check!

7ft Igora pre-lit tree, £125, B&Q. 

7. Best artificial Christmas tree for small spaces

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Space at a premium but still hankering after a tree? We’ve found you the perfect solution! This slimline tree has a light dusting of snow and is easy to build and store. 

6ft snow tipped pencil tree, £25, Argos Home. 

8. Love your Christmas tree big and bushy? Here's one for you

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Big and bushy, this rustic looking tree really does have a natural shape – it even has a tree trunk that’s been created to look realistic. It comes in three sizes each with luxury style tips for added impact. 

Luxury Glenshee tree, from £99.99, Studio. 

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