Christmas trees are the centre of each year's Yuletide celebrations. It's no wonder why many families allot a significant amount of their budget to this key décor. Luckily, there’s a wide variety of options to choose from when you go for artificial trees. With varied shapes, sizes, and styles available, it’s easy to find the right realistic artificial Christmas tree from Balsam Hill that fits your home and budget.
In this guide, we’ve listed the best trees to meet your needs whether you want to cut costs or upgrade to a premium centrepiece.
WHAT ARE THE BEST BUDGET-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS TREES?
Balsam Hill trees are categorised into three levels of realism. The most affordable ones belong to our line of . These are made with 100% PVC foliage, the classic material used for artificial trees. Meanwhile, our and artificial Christmas trees have high counts of True Needle® PE tips. They mimic the structure, texture, and colour variations of real branches. Take note that our more lifelike trees tend to be priced higher, but they are also available in smaller sizes and unlit varieties, which are more affordable.
Here are some of the best budget and affordable Christmas trees starting at $229:
2. ALPINE BALSAM FIR®
Get the right combination of realism and affordability with the Alpine Balsam Fir. The sparse Christmas tree shape and forked branch tips echo the natural beauty of evergreens thriving in the Alps. Open spaces between branches allow you to highlight large ornaments and statement décor pieces.
5. SILVERADO SLIM™
This Christmas tree’s realistic look is thanks to its natural-green foliage. Its slender silhouette brings festive cheer even to small rooms and tight spaces. The Silverado Slim adds sophistication to an entryway or living room without breaking the bank. Choose the unlit option for larger savings.
WHAT ARE THE MOST REALISTIC ARTIFICIAL CHRISTMAS TREES?
Balsam Hill designers take samples of live evergreens to craft our most realistic Christmas trees in amazing detail. Looking to upgrade your time-worn tree? Check out our best realistic Christmas trees that are worth the investment:
1. BH FRASER FIR™ CHRISTMAS TREE
The BH Fraser Fir is our most lifelike Christmas tree—therefore one of the best Balsam Hill trees—to date. We used actual Abies fraseri branch clippings to create 40 different tip variations. That’s the most that we’ve ever done for any of our trees to give you the look and feel of real farm-grown Fraser firs. ()
2. MONTEREY PINE
Exclusive to Balsam Hill Australia, the Monterey Pine was designed after the Pinus radiata of California and Mexico. The replica has the same vibrant green colour and luxurious foliage of its natural counterpart. Long pine needles and sturdy branches give this tree a full and dense look, complementing any decorating theme.
3. BH NORWAY SPRUCE® CHRISTMAS TREE
Showcasing true Scandinavian style, the BH Norway Spruce closely resembles the Picea abies which is native to Northern, Central, and Eastern Europe. Modelled after live Norwegian evergreens, this tree features a slender profile. The textured faux trunk and an organically shaped treetop make it more true-to-nature. ()
5. VERMONT WHITE SPRUCE® CHRISTMAS TREE
Modelled after the Picea glauca of New England and Canada, the Vermont White Spruce tree is considered one of the best Balsam Hill Christmas trees. It features a full silhouette with upward-sloping branches perfect for decorating. Its branches feature realistic colour and shape with deep brown stems and long, lush needle tips in a grass green hue. ()