Celebrate the season with a high-quality unlit artificial Christmas tree. It’s a simple yet beautiful decoration that brings out your creativity. Enjoy planning every detail of your decorating theme, including the lighting. Balsam Hill offers a selection of unlit Christmas trees, featuring foliage in varying degrees of realism.
Should I buy a pre-lit or unlit Christmas tree?
Your decorating preference plays a huge role in choosing a tree lighting option. Both pre-lit and unlit trees come with their own advantages.
If you’re short on time, choose from Balsam Hill’s pre-lit trees that feature our patented Easy Plug® technology for quick assembly. This means that light strings connections are housed within the tree trunk. To light the tree up, all you need to do is plug it into a wall socket. Enjoy the convenience of a pre-lit centrepiece and spend more time decorating.
An unlit tree is ideal if you want more freedom to customise your display. Choose from Balsam Hill’s Most Realistic trees to create a stunning backdrop for your prized ornaments.
What should I consider when buying an unlit tree?
Before your purchase a tree, you need to pick the display area then measure the floor space and the ceiling height. Leave enough room between the ceiling and the topmost branch if you’re adding a tree topper.
A 7 to 7.5 ft unlit Christmas tree is considered the ideal height for standard homes. If you’re expecting many guests and have an adequate ceiling height, then a 9 ft unlit Christmas tree is best. It’s wide and sturdy enough to hang ornaments of various sizes and weights. A tree this tall stands out no matter how many presents are laid around its base. Conceptualise a special theme and decorate with lights and heirloom ornaments for a breath-taking display.
A full unlit tree is perfect for a classic Christmas theme, as the shape resembles the silhouette of real evergreens. But if you’re looking for something minimalistic, a sparse tree is a good choice. Decorate it with a few large ornaments and warm LED lights to leave a lasting impression on your guests.
For smaller spaces, Balsam Hill’s selection of slim unlit Christmas trees offer a space-saving alternative. The slender profile makes this tree shape a versatile decorating choice. Use it to bring cheer to other areas of your home, such as your porch or bedroom. Give guests a grand welcome with two slim trees flanking your entryway.
Learn how to choose the right artificial tree here.
How do I decorate an unlit tree?
The way you decorate your tree depends on your theme. An unlit artificial Christmas tree is the perfect blank canvas that allows you to choose the quantity and colour of lights and hang them however you please. Complete the look of your seasonal décor with Balsam Hill’s premium Christmas decorations. Opt for from individual pieces or sets that complement your concept. If you have a winter wonderland theme in mind, browse our unlit flocked Christmas trees that feature frosted branches to mimic snow-covered landscapes.
Whatever theme you choose, an unlit artificial Christmas tree will set a magical scene for your festive celebrations. Learn more decorating tips and tricks through our Resource Centre.