Ready to deck the halls this holiday season? Whether you’re running your own smoke shop or delivery service, or you simply just want to add some 420-friendly flair to your home this Christmas, you’re going to want to get your hands on a marijuana Christmas tree. Luckily, there are weed Christmas tree options for everyone out there at every price point. Here’s everything you need to know.
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Grow Your Own Marijuana Christmas Tree
Put your mind at ease this holiday season with a real live cannabis plant shaped like a Christmas tree. Contrary to popular belief, growing weed isn’t as hard as people make it out to be. Marijuana grows like any other houseplant. It needs certain environmental factors to completely thrive, but you can stick some seeds in some dirt and grow a small marijuana Christmas tree pretty easily.
The first thing you’ll do is get yourself some seeds. Some seeds grow faster than others, but, at the end of the day, if you start it early enough, it’ll reach a fine size to decorate by the time Christmas rolls around. You can germinate the seeds in a plastic baggy with a moist paper towel for a week to pop the seeds, or you can stick them directly into your high-quality potting soil. If you intend to smoke your flowers when you’re done, avoid things like Miracle Grow with synthetic fertilizers.
From there, you’ll place your plant in a sunny place or near a light source. Cannabis grows best by getting 12+ hours of direct light every day. You can accomplish this with LEDs or natural sunlight. You’ll want to keep your plants relatively warm since they’re tropical plants. If you live in a dry area, it helps to run a humidifier to keep RH around 50%.
After a few weeks, the plants will start to display their gender. Whether you have a male or female plant doesn’t really matter too much unless you plan to harvest it. However, we don’t really recommend it for marijuana Christmas trees. The act of decorating it and keeping it damages the THC anyway, so you’re growing this more for novelty purposes than for harvestable smoke.
As your plant reaches a good size you can start trimming it and tapering it into a Christmas tree shape. If your plant is female, it’ll start producing flowers. You should aim for one large top cola to make up the top of the tree and shape the branches into a cone structure similar to a douglas fir tree.
Once your plant reaches a good size, decorate it however you like. When Christmas is over, you can flush your plant and dry and cure your flowers if you’d like. Here’s our guide on how to do that.
Buy A Synthetic Weed Christmas Tree
Okay, maybe growing your own weed Christmas tree is just out of the question. It may even be illegal where you live! If that’s the case, you can always opt for a fake one. The alternative Christmas tree detailed below makes a great addition to your home or as a medical dispensary decoration.
Pot Leaf Christmas Tree — This marijuana leaf Christmas tree will light up the room this holiday season. Standing at a whopping 6.5 feet tall and shaped like a standard douglas fir, this Christmas tree is a must if you’re a stoner. Best of all, it’s made from synthetic materials that don’t smell and it doesn’t need to be watered. Like other synthetic trees, you can decorate it any way you like and put it in storage at the end of the season. At only $65, this Christmas tree is the perfect 420-friendly decoration.
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Decorate A Marijuana Christmas Tree
If you like weed, but don’t want to grow or buy a marijuana Christmas tree, there’s still no reason you can’t get your mind in the right headspace for holiday cheer with weed-themed Christmas decorations. Using a traditional Christmas tree and some of these items below, you can decorate it as you please.
Pot Leaf String Lights — These string lights light up a room with 420-friendly cheer. Each set is 8.5 feet long, but two boxes should effectively cover a standard Christmas tree. When you’re done using them for your tree, you can even hang them up in your room or put them on your balcony. It’s a great item to relax and giggle at as you sit next to the open fire and wait for the holiday festivities.
Marijuana Ornaments — Marijuana Christmas ornaments come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. You can deck your weed Christmas tree out with fancy tie dye ornaments or more subtle decorations like these. You can even purchase individual items from sets and choose your vibe. Maybe you’re going for ornaments that make you giggle at the different marijuana references, or maybe you’re just looking for something cute. Regardless, there are so many different marijuana Christmas tree ornaments to choose from.
420 Tree Topper — No tree would be complete without the star on top, and in this case, the star is marijuana. This stained glass pot leaf tree topper is a beautiful addition to your marijuana Christmas tree. Best of all, as a beautiful, hand-made item, this can be your next new family heirloom.
All in all, cannabis Christmas trees are whatever you want them to be. However you choose to go about it, we’re sending green wishes and happy holidhaze from the 420DC family to yours.
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