If you are planning on buying a real tree this Christmas we’ve got some expert tips to help you keep those pine needs looking and smelling fresher for longer.

Depending on the size and variety, most Christmas trees will have been lovingly nurtured for 5-10 years before being sold, so they deserve to continue to be well looked after.

Whatever tree you choose our following 6 top tips for Christmas trees will ensure you have a happy-looking tree right through to New Year!