Have you heard any of these fascinating Christmas tree facts? We have tried to list some of amazing, informative global Christmas tree traditions around the world.
* Brits spend £2.3 billion a year on Christmas trees and decorations. By this fact, it’s clear that the Christmas tree is still very much a mainstay in British culture during the festive period.
* 500 lights are used on Trafalgar Square’s Christmas tree but 3.3 million light up the tree in Rio de Janeiro.
* The most popular Christmas tree in British homes is the Nordmann fir.
* A freshly cut Christmas tree should last up to four weeks.
* The best time to put up a freshly cut Christmas tree is between the 1st and 11th of December.
* If a Christmas tree is not taken down by the 5th of January it’s considered bad luck in the UK.
* It takes the average Christmas tree eight years to grow to optimum Christmas tree size.