There are several different tree species used as Christmas trees, such as the fir, pine, spruce, cypress and cedar. For each of the main category of Christmas trees, there are also different types among those. Plus, ther... More »

Three-quarters of people responding to a "Today" survey said they take down their Christmas tree by Jan. 6, the traditional 12th Day of Christmas. Catholics typically leave their trees up until Jan. 7, the day after Epip... More »

The amount of time that a Christmas tree lasts depends on whether the tree is real or artificial. Authentic trees can last up to a month when properly taken care of, while fake trees can last up to 10 years. More »

Each holiday season between 25 and 30 million Christmas trees are sold in the United States. For many families, the Christmas tree is one of the most important parts of their holiday celebration. Here are some tips for h... More »

People put stars on top of Christmas trees to symbolize the Star of Bethlehem. This star announced the birth of Jesus to the Wise Men. More »

To see decorated Christmas trees, visit home decor or interior design websites, such as, or Another way to see decorated Christmas trees is to visit home decor stores, home ... More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Christmas

Artificial half Christmas trees are sold at brick and mortar retail stores, and through online vendors. Buyers should keep in mind that half Christmas trees are sometimes more expensive than regular Christmas trees. More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Christmas