Without a doubt, one of the best things in the build up to Christmas Day is putting up the Christmas tree. Choosing the right one for your home is a fun task made up of several smaller decisions, including what size, shape and color your tree should be, what ornaments you should decorate it with and what type of tree topper should take the limelight. There’s certainly plenty to choose from, with options ranging from LED Christmas trees and quarter-size Christmas trees to flocked or even black trees.
And while there are still some traditionalists who believe trees should be decorated in nothing more than a few pine cones and bits of ribbon, the ‘modern’ tree looks a lot different from the original. Additions like electrical lights, fancy tinsel and ornaments of every shape and size imaginable have made the tree decorating process more complicated yet infinitely more enjoyable.
A good example of this evolution can be seen in tree lighting. Once upon a time, simple holiday candles would have been used for their light and beauty. However, with time, candles were replaced by filament-containing electrical white lights, then colored lights and, more recently, tree lights have been updated to advanced LEDs.
Using LEDs doesn’t just make your tree look great, these clever little diodes actually offer a number of benefits over their filament-based counterparts, including:
- Improved Durability
- Better Efficiency
- Longer Life
- Improved Customization
LEDs are more easily controlled with remotes and accompanying apps, meaning it’s possible to create some truly spectacular lighting displays. Check out our app-controlled option below if that sounds appealing to you.
Below, we’ve put together 17 of our favorite LED Christmas tree choices. We’ve got everyone covered, and our list includes classic, full-bodied options for people who like to go all out as well as tall and thin space-saving options and table-top trees for anyone who just wants to add a touch of the festive period to their surroundings.
Take a scroll through and find the best LED Christmas tree for you for this up-and-coming festive period.
1. Best Choice Products Instant Setup Spruce Christmas Tree
The Best Choice Products Instant Setup Spruce Christmas Tree is a popular and well-reviewed choice to be put pride of place in your home this holiday season. At either 7.5, nine or 12-feet tall, all the tree sizes are hard to miss and provide more than enough space for all your ornaments and decorations with between 1,346 and 4,693 tips. Furthermore, depending on your size of choice, you’ll either find 550, 900 or 1,250 pre-installed, warm white, LED lights to complete that Christmassy feel and save you time having to string them yourself.
2. Dream Loom Tabletop Xmas Tree
BEST TABLETOP TREE
A little tight for space or want a tree to give your office a festive feel? Try this Dream Look Tabletop Xmas Tree. Its 24-inch height is great for tabletop mounting, and it also comes un-decorated out of the box. However, it is supplied with a range of ornaments, including bells, pine cones, drums and a treetop star, as well as a string of lights, allowing you the enjoyment of decorating a tree, even though it’s on a smaller scale. In addition, the tree is made from an eco-friendly PVC which is both durable and won’t fade, meaning you’ll be able to use this tree for years to come.
3. Balsam Hill Premium Pre-Lit Artificial Christmas Tree
The Balsam Hill Premium Pre-Lit Artificial Christmas Tree is a well-loved tree that suits larger households. At nine feet tall, there’s more than enough tree for all your ornaments and decorations on the 4,632 branch tips. For illumination, the tree sports 1500 Candlelight Clear LEDs, while the tree’s light gray, blue-green and moss green needles deliver a realistic look that will have many believing you have a real tree in your home. Additionally, the premium tree stand comes with rubber feet to protect your floors from unwanted marks and scratches.
4. Goplus Artificial Christmas Tree
MOST ECO FRIENDLY
The Goplus Artificial Christmas Tree is available in three different sizes and is constructed from an eco-friendly, high-quality PVC material. In addition to its eco-friendly elements, this advanced material also looks realistic and has an anti-crush capacity which helps your tree look healthy and alive. The tree is pre-lit with hundreds of electrodeless LEDs which can flash in a choice of eight different color modes. The tree also includes a metal stand and only takes a matter of minutes to set up.
5. HOMCOM Multi-Colored Fiber Optic Christmas Tree
Whether you know it or not, black Christmas trees are in this Christmas. So, if you’re straying from the traditional green this year and want a lit LED model for your home, consider this HOMCOM Multi-Colored Fiber Optic Christmas Tree. It sits six feet tall and includes 230 LED lights in four different colors. Plus, it offers a range of different lighting modes for you to choose from. The flame-retardant tree also includes full branch tips for easy ornament hanging and comes with a metal base to give you a sturdy and durable tree which will last for years to come.
6. Home Heritage Pre-Lit Artificial Half Pine Christmas Tree
BEST HALF TREE
For anyone who believes bigger is better but can’t spare the floor space for a monster Christmas tree, this Home Heritage Pre-Lit Artificial Half Pine Christmas Tree will still tower over you without taking up excessive space. At seven feet high, the tall yet half design is ideal for offices and smaller apartments. Even if it’s only half a tree, it still provides plenty of space for hanging your favorite ornaments. This tree comes pre-lit with over 150 lights weaving throughout the soft-touch branches.
7. Northlight Prelit Artificial Christmas Tree
Another great option for houses or offices on the shorter side of space availability is the Northlight Prelit Artificial Christmas Tree. At four feet tall, you’ll still enjoy a good amount of green and ornament hanging space, while the 250 multi-color LED lights included with the tree provide plenty of accompanying illumination. You’ll also find the tree breaks down into three pieces for easier storage during the months when it’s not in use.
8. HOLIDAY STUFF Wonderland Flocked Christmas Tree
No matter whether it’s cold outside or not, place this HOLIDAY STUFF Wonderland Flocked Christmas Tree in your home, and it’ll feel like you’re in the heart of Lapland. The tree’s green and eco-friendly foliage comes covered in beautiful white snow, while the white LED lights spread throughout the tree to further add to the classic Christmas feel. It’s available in either a five- or six-foot size and features a range of light settings, including a wave, twinkling, fading and a combination of everything. It also breaks down into three pieces for easy storage and sports metal hinges and a sturdy metal stand to ensure you’ll get years of use from it.
9. Home Accents Holiday Pine Artificial Christmas Tree
The Home Accents Holiday Pine Artificial Christmas Tree is popular with The Home Depot customers because it combines a number of outstanding elements. Firstly, at 7.5-feet tall, the tree is hard to miss, no matter where you place it. Secondly, with 500 pre-strung warm white LED lights and 1586 artificial branch tips, the tree is well lit and provides the ideal canvas for all of your favorite decorations. Lastly, to complete that “typical” Christmas look, especially if you don’t like somewhere particularly snowy, the tree has a flocked appearance.
10. National Tree Dunhill Fir Tree
If you’re looking for a premium tree with a stunning appearance, hundreds of sparkling lights and over 750 five-star reviews from users, the National Tree Dunhill Fir Tree fits the bill. It’s available in different sizes ranging from 4.5 to 12 feet and also comes pre-strung with either white lights, colored lights or dual-color lights capable of switching between the two. The tree includes a handy foot switch for easy control of your lights and is both fire resistant and non-allergenic.
11. Home Decorators Collection Elegant Grand Fir Christmas Tree
If nothing says Christmas like the twinkling of Christmas tree lights, you may want to consider the Home Decorators Collection Elegant Grand Fir Christmas Tree. This well-reviewed tree comes with an impressive 2,000 energy-efficient micro dot lights, ensuring no corner remains unlit. As it sits 7.5 feet in height, you’ll still have plenty of space for your favorite ornaments, too. It also comes with a remote control for putting your lights on a timer between two and eight hours. Additionally, the tree sports flame-resistant PE branches and a realistic look with a full shape, making it a solid choice for households with plenty of space.
12. Easy Treezy Prelit Christmas Tree
While some people love decorating the tree above anything else at Christmas time, others don’t feel such affection. If you happen to fall into the latter category, the Easy Treezy Prelit Christmas Tree is definitely for you. Forget the hours and hours of arranging ornaments as this pre-decorated tree comes nearly ready-to-go right out of the box and assembles in less than a minute. The easy snap segments make it possible to adjust the tree’s height, while there’s also a range of different styles to choose from.
13. Home Decorators Collection Swiss Mountain Black Spruce
BEST APP CONTROLLED
If the idea of controlling your tree light display through your smartphone sounds appealing to you, the Home Decorators Collection Swiss Mountain Black Spruce could be the choice for you. Once the 7.5-feet tall tree is set up, you’ll be able to customize and control the 600 prestrung, twinkly RGB LED lights for nearly endless display options. Your imagination really is the limit as you chose from the range of colors available to create the lighting display of your dreams using the accompanying app. This is a fun activity to do with kids, too.
14. Balsam Hill Blue Spruce Christmas Tree
With an impressive 2,366 branch tips and 850 hand-strung clear LED lights, the Balsam Hill Classic Blue Spruce Artificial Christmas Tree is a full-bodied and well-lit option truly capable of being your festive focal point. The tree comes with everything you need to set it up, including a tree stand, cotton gloves, spare bulbs and fuses as well a handy bag for easy storage when the tree is not being used. The attractive tree is also available in a range of sizes and includes a foot pedal for turning the lights on and off.
15. National Tree Company ‘Feel Real’ Artificial Christmas Tree
BEST REAL FEEL
If you love real trees but want to move to a reusable tree choice, give this National Tree Company ‘Feel Real’ Artificial Christmas Tree a try. Its full-bodied shape and individually crafted branch tips make for an eye-catching and beautiful tree, which also includes hundreds of UL listed multicolor LED lights to add to the tree’s festive appearance. This tree is ideal for people who love to decorate as there’s plenty of space for all your favorite ornaments. And, when not in use, the tree breaks down into separate parts for easy storage throughout the year.
16. Northlight Prelit Artificial Christmas Tree
There is no better conversation starter on this list than the Northlight Prelit Artificial Christmas Tree. Stat-wise, the tree sits nine feet high, boasts 1572 branch tips, has hinged branches, features 800 warm white LED lights and seems normal. However, the unusual part is that it’s upside down. With the wide part at the top and the point at the bottom, it’s sure to cause some confusion in kids and plenty of laughs for your guests. If you’re looking for an outstanding option, there’s no better choice.