Floristika is the go-to place to get a live Christmas tree on the spot. The Noble fir trees sold here range from four to ten feet tall so you have ample options to choose from to fit your space. A stand will be provided once you’ve picked your tree; and if you haven’t gotten around to buying decorations, you can opt to have yours decorated for a small service fee. The trees are priced from RM350.
16 Jalan Liku, off Jalan Riong, Bangsar (03 2287 6113/floristika.com.my); 1G Jalan 22A/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, KL (03 6211 3855).
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For those who don’t want to spend extra on lighting, the 1.2 to 1.8m artificial trees here are made with fibre optic LED threads that emit different coloured lights. Starting from an affordable RM199, you’ll have plenty left in your budget to get other decorations to spruce up your tree. Here, most items cost no more than RM10, so expect a large crowd.
Various locations including Kepong (03 6261 2536/fnc.com.my); Puchong (03 8052 2204) and Klang (03 4031 2674). Daily, 10am-10pm.
Although you won’t find live trees at IKEA anymore, their FEJKA artificial trees are the next best thing. And you can expect them to be given the signature Swedish minimalistic treatment; each easy-to-assemble tree comes with artificial green boughs attached to a brown trunk, mimicking a real tree. The FEJKA is available in three sizes – 155cm (RM129), 180cm (RM249) and 200cm (RM499).
2 Jalan PJU 7/2, Mutiara Damansara, PJ (03 7952 7575/ikea.com/my); 2A Jalan Cochrane, KL. Mon-Thu, 9.30am-10pm; Fri-Sun, 9.30am-11pm.
Spotlight offers 90cm tall trees that are equipped with LED threads that emit a glittery glow. Available in white or green, each tree costs RM129.99. Regular artificial trees are also available, but at the time of writing they are out of stock but you can check their website for availability.
Jalan Mamanda 3, Ampang (03 4252 0088/spotlightstores.com/my); MyTown Shopping Centre, Jalan Cochrane, KL (03 9770 1822); IPC, 2 Jalan PJU 7/2, Mutiara Damansara, PJ (03 7727 0088); The Mines Shopping Centre, Jalan Dulang (03 8947 7300). Daily, 10am-10pm.
Nu Lycie's Christmas tree offerings are available in green and white variants. For the green trees, they come in two heights – 6ft (RM190) and 7ft (RM260) – while the white ones range from 4ft (RM95) to 7ft (RM290). You can also find pre-decorated trees with baubles and tinsels, artificial pine cones and LED lighting.
17 Jalan Sultan, KL (03 2031 9882/fb.com/nulycie17). Daily, 9.30am-6.30pm.