If you are struggling to choose between natural Christmas trees and realistic artificial Christmas trees, then you need to first think about the cost of buying a natural tree as compared to that of an artificial tree. With a natural tree, once you buy and use it this year, that is the end of the tree. You need to simply dispose it off and buy a new tree next year. You need to keep spending on a new tree every year. Natural Christmas trees are not reusable.
However, realistic artificial Christmas trees can be reused. If you buy an artificial Christmas tree this year, you can keep it with you and reuse it by putting new decorations and Christmas tree ornaments on it next year and the subsequent years. They are easy to maintain as well. All you have to do to maintain an artificial tree is that you have to store it in a safe place in your house after Christmas celebrations. Good quality artificial Christmas trees can be used for 6 to 7 years without the need to replace. I have known people who have been reusing artificial trees for more than 10 years. Moreover, since artificial trees that are available these days look realistic, the need for buying a real tree is eliminated.