DEC 20, 2018 4:56 PM PST

The science Behind the Best Christmas Trees

WRITTEN BY: Liat Ben-Senior

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Houses and storefronts are all decorated with Christmas trees, sparkling lights and shiny oramments. The Christmas tree is an iconic part of the holiday. The tradition of using evergreen trees as decoration for winter festivals is common in many cultures (pagan and Christian) and some dates back thousands of years to ancient Egypt. 
Pagans used branches of evergreen trees to decorate their homes during the winter solstice, as it made them think of the spring to come. More than 25 million Americans will use real Christmas Tree to decorate their home this holiday. If you are still debating what tree you should buy, we gathered for you some interesting facts about the science behind choosing the best Christmas tree. Happy Holidays! 

 

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