Category Archives: My Balsam Hill Christmas Tree

Everything you need to know about Balsam Hill’s line of artificial Christmas trees: from assembly and decorating to storage and troubleshooting

Thomas Harman | CEO of Balsam Hill

Our Delightful Castle Peak Pine

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It’s our busy time of year, and as we prepare for our peak season, it can be easy to forget why we do what we do. In the midst of all the busy-ness, I had a truly refreshing experience yesterday.

A media publication contacted us and asked if they could run a story about Balsam Hill, to which we happily obliged. They asked to do a photo shoot with me and one of our trees in a home setting, and since we are so busy, I asked a friend to set up and decorate a tree for the photo shoot. I arrived after all the decorating was done, and found a gorgeously decorated Castle Peak Pine awaiting.

Castle Peak Pine from Balsam Hill

Balsam Hill’s Castle Peak Pine features 100% True Needle™ tips for exceptional realism.

My friend and her daughter were beaming, they were so thrilled with how great the tree looked. It was the first time they’d set up a Balsam Hill tree, and they bashfully admitted to me that they had always had fresh Christmas trees, but after setting up the Castle Peak Pine, they were pretty much convinced to buy a Balsam Hill tree. Read This Entry

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10 Most Popular Christmas Trees

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When it comes to finding the perfect Christmas tree, there are many factors to consider. Is a tree prone to drying out? Does it look good with ornaments? What about the sturdiness and appearance of its branches? We’ve made a list of the top 10 Christmas trees to make your choices easier.

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The Difference Between PVC and PE Christmas Trees

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While artificial Christmas trees may seem similar from afar, a closer look will show substantial difference in terms of material, fabrication, and durability. There are two types of artificial Christmas trees: the standard PVC and the ultra-realistic PE.

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

When artificial Christmas trees were first introduced, needles were made of PVC. This material is hard-pressed into thin pieces, then cut into fine, rectangular needle-like strips. The strands are then twisted between two strings of wire to outline the tree branches. Read This Entry

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Top 5 Most Realistic Christmas Trees

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Here at Balsam Hill, we take pride in our commitment to creating the most realistic artificial Christmas trees. Our trees are highly regarded for their beauty and exceptional realism, and we’re constantly finding ways to make our products even better.

Through thoughtful design and our True Needle™ technology, we are able to replicate nature’s finest foliage—from the color and texture of the needle tips, to the structure and shape of the tree. Here are five of the most realistic Christmas trees crafted by Balsam Hill.

BH Balsam Fir™

BH Balsam Fir by Balsam Hill

BH Balsam Fir™ by Balsam Hill

One of Balsam Hill’s best-selling trees, the BH Balsam Fir received high marks from Good Housekeeping Magazine for its color and natural-looking branches, emerging as the “Best Overall” of all the trees tested. Crafted with an abundance of True Needle foliage, our tree mimics the teardrop shape, distinct needles, and lush tips of Abies balsamea in amazing detail. Read This Entry