Ten of the best: artificial Christmas trees

From slim Christmas trees for compact city flats, to geometric sculptures made out of timberwood - here are 10 brilliant alternative tree ideas. Order now and have it delivered by the weekend...

1. Alternative wooden tree
Look – no needles! This funky number in sustainable softwood from Timbatree comes in small (2ft 11in high), medium (3ft 11in) and large (5ft 10in). Its flat “branches” look divine with LED tea lights perched on them.

£139, Notonthehighstreet, buy it now

2. Snowy woodland white flock tree
A tree with six feet of wow factor from M&S, with gorgeous, full, hinged branches and a subtle, snow-dusted effect. White and silver decs will look chic, while bright colours will look traditional. Either way, it’s stunning. 

£125, Marks and Spencer, buy it now

3. Red berry tree
This tree with red berries and warm white lights is on a three-for-two Christmas offer at M&S. At  just 19in  tall, it’s perfect for bringing a festive feeling to a small city flat or a guest room.

£25, Marks and Spencer, buy it now 

4.  Pre-lit, flocked, Whistler tree

Dressed with white snowy flocking, this 6ft tree will add Christmas sparkle to any room setting. It comes ready fitted with warm white LED lights, perfect for those who want instant impact with minimal effort.

£115 (was £230), House of Fraser, buy it now
5.  Neptune, traditional Albert tree
Easy to assemble, this realistic-looking tree comes in four heights to suit all spaces - 4ft, 6ft, 8ft and 10ft.
From £80, Neptune.com, buy it now

6. Selfridges musical note
A novel idea for music fans, this paper Christmas tree decoration from Heaven Sends comes with hints of glitter.

£32.95, Selfridges, buy it now

7. Lit twig tree
Just right on the table top, this clever little 2ft 7in twig tree from M&S has fir cones, gold stars, red berries, sweet LED lights – and it comes with batteries, so you won’t have to root  through the man drawer before you can use it.

£29.50, Marks and Spencer, buy it now

8. Frosted Vermont
Lights4Fun’s realistic tree is an impressive 6ft 10in tall and covered in faux snow for a winter wonderland touch. The hinged design and metal foot make it a doddle to put up. 

£240, Notonthehighstreet, buy it now

9. Slim 6ft green tree
With an elegant, slender shape, this lovely Christmas tree from M&S will grace any house at a great price. It’s realistic and oh-so traditional. From Gran to grandkids, the whole family will love it.

£60, Marks and Spencer, buy it now

10.  White Co. indoor/outdoor fairy light tree
A minimalist number standing 5ft 10in tall with 200 LED lights on branches you can bend to shape. It makes a stylish statement in the house or out on the patio, balcony or in the garden. Includes a stake for use in the ground.

£80, The White Company, buy it now


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