If you’ve opted for a natural tree, you’re certainly concerned about the appearance, and you want it to last as long as the house. In this regard, we have prepared below a few tricks that will help you enjoy the Christmas tree as long as possible. So read on to learn how to make the Christmas tree last longer.
How to make your Christmas tree last longer. Cut the Strain
Before you decorate the Christmas tree, it is very important to cut about two centimeters of the strain. Thus, the pores of the slurry can absorb more water. The next step is to place the tree with the strain in a water container. Hydration is for him as important as for flowers.
How to make your Christmas tree last longer. Keep it away from sources of heat and bananas
Once you put him in the house, keep the tree away from radiators, radiator and direct sunlight, because these heat factors will make him dry and turn into a brown fir. Instead, a humidifier in the room where you keep the tree will help him to retain moisture. In almost every house there is a fruit bowl that is placed on a table near the fir tree or even under the fir tree. But bananas emit a gas called ethylene, a substance that accelerates the baking of other fruits that are near. This affects and the trees leading to their drying and the fall of those.
How to make your Christmas tree last longer. “Feed him” with lemonade or vodka
Put 4-5 tablespoons of lemonade (mixture consisting of sugar and lemon water) in the water container in which you placed the bowl. Sugar glucose will help the tree maintain its cellular structure and prevent the fall of those, even a few weeks after it has been cut.
Another option is to pour a small glass of vodka into the water container. Alcohol will help to destroy bacteria in the water. Thus, add a lid full of vodka in the water you hold the tree, every two days, maybe even 3 days. Or you can treat your Christmas tree with a cocktail of vodka and lemonade to last a long time in your home.
The best option is the fizzy juice. Sugar and corn syrup that it contains “will nourish” the tree and keep it alive for as long as possible.
Watch the clip below to see what happens to your tree when you add aspirin, vodka, juice or bleach.