Where to buy a real Christmas tree in Melbourne

In the spirit of all that is merry and bright, opt for a real Christmas tree this year
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By Anna Shackell |

The convenience of a plastic Christmas tree can be very alluring but why not get into the festive spirit and opt for a real Christmas tree this year? The scent of natural pine will have you feeling more festive than ever. Christmas tree farms are scattered throughout Melbourne and Victoria, so your options for purchase or delivery are plentiful. Stuck for Christmas gift inspiration? We've got some good ideas. Or why not wander through some of Melbourne's summer night markets? 'Tis the season, after all. 

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J Horrigan Firewood

Sitting pretty next to Malvern Central Shopping Centre, J R Horrigan Firewood has been selling real Christmas trees since 1932. Make a dent into your Christmas shopping at Malvern Central, then grab a Christmas tree on your way out.  

J Horrigan Firewood, Malvern

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The Christmas Tree Shop

The Christmas Tree Shop

Convenience is king for this family run business in Kew - they'll take care of delivery and pick up, leaving you the joyous task of decorating your natural beauty. All Christmas trees are locally grown and freshly cut on the morning of your (free) delivery, and when the festive season comes to a close, the team will arrive at your doorstep to collect and dispose of your tree.

The Christmas Tree Shop, Kew

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Scouts Christmas Tree Sales

Your local Scouts Group is working hard this Christmas. Their Christmas trees are priced between $45-$90 and all profits will fund the running of programs, building maintenance and equipment repairs. Christmas trees are sold across a range of Melbourne locations, so check out the Scouts Victoria website for more information.

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Daylesford Christmas Tree Farm

Daylesfod Christmas Tree Farm

The folks at Daylesford Christmas Tree Farm live by a single philosophy: for every tree cut down, a new one is planted. You can be sure that your Christmas decorations won't contribute to environmental damage. Plus, every tree is at least four years old and has been carefully sculpted to maintain a perfect shape. 

Daylesford Christmas Tree Farm, Daylesford

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Santa's Place

If you buy your Christmas tree from Santa's Place, you can sure to leave with your own little slice of the North Pole. The Christmas tree plantation covers ten acres and trees range from 1-10 metres in height. The Christmas Shop stocks indoor and outdoor decorations, and Mrs Claus's Kitchen serves up a portion of hearty festive fare. 

Santa's Place, Moorooduc

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The Christmas Tree Elves

The Christmas Tree Elves

If you live around Bayside or Mornington Peninsula, the Christmas Tree Elves are on hand to make sure the festive period is as stress-free as possible. All trees are handpicked, freshly cut, pruned and shaped, and are available in a number of sizing options. If you order between November 24 and December 20, they'll deliver a five, six or seven foot tree straight to your door.

The Christmas Tree Elves, Bayside and Mornington Peninsula

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas?