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How tall do Ikea trees go?

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PedantMarina Tue 09-Dec-14 18:48:02

I've been advocating Ikea trees over a few freds now (£25 for a fresh tree, then £20 voucher back), so i feel really silly asking this, but I've no idea how tall they come. We've always just stopped at 6' ish.

Buuutttt.... this year we're moving into a new home, with 9' ceilings. I'm inspired.

I still want to buy our tree from Ikea; its getting to be a tradition for us! (and can't argue with the price). But not sure if they go taller than the c.6 ft range.

If it helps, our closest is Lakeside/Thurrock. Anybody been there lately and can give me a reconn report? Before I attempt to drag our decrepit vehicle over there?

waithorse Tue 09-Dec-14 19:32:05

Could you ring and ask them ? If they are all the same price, then I'd imagine they would all be roughly the same size.

attheendoftheday Tue 09-Dec-14 19:37:56

Ours is 6 foot, I was offered one a little bigger but I didn't see anything approaching 9 foot.

Merrow Tue 09-Dec-14 19:45:46

Ours is just under six foot, there were some slightly bigger but none that stood out as a foot larger, so I would guess around six foot is as large as they go.

PedantMarina Tue 09-Dec-14 19:55:55

De-yam. I now have to decide between a tree we can afford and one that will celebrate our new ceilings.

FTR, we're not adverse to putting a tree on a table. Last few years we used two box chests (c.14" high) side-by-side to make a wee platform.

Also, this is a more general whinge: can't anybody breed a christmas tree that grows tall but no more than, say, 3-4' diameter? That'd be really useful for modern living...

PedantMarina Tue 09-Dec-14 19:56:33

Thanks, guys! fsmile

Merrow Tue 09-Dec-14 21:26:53

I live in a tiny flat and our tree takes up nearly half of our living room floor and means the TV is only viewable from one small section of the sofa. I'm a bit in love with it's sheer impracticality!

PedantMarina Wed 10-Dec-14 04:05:10

See, merrow, that tree requires you to snuggle on the sofa. Wise tree....

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