VIDEO: Picking Out The Perfect Tree

Encinal Nursery's Greg Dupuich shares tips on what to look for when shopping for a live Christmas tree.

According to a recent USA Today article, sales on artificial Christmas trees are up this year. However that hasn't stopped folks from shopping for the real deal at Alameda's Encinal Nursery.

Whether your family prefers a full Noble Fir or a skinny Silvertip, owner Greg Dupuich has a few tips on what to look for when finding that perfect Christmas tree.

Check out the video above and share with us some tips of your own. 

What kind of tree to do prefer? Do you even go for a live Christmas tree at all or do you stick with artificial or living (a Christmas tree in a planter box) trees? Tell us in the comments section below!

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virgo December 07, 2012 at 03:03 AM
i grew up with a fake tree and now i get a real one. i love the noble firs!
Alameda Resident December 07, 2012 at 05:23 AM
Real trees rule!
Lisbeth Allen December 08, 2012 at 05:55 AM
When I pick out a perfect tree, I plant it, and let it grow forever. Forever trees rule.


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