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Real tree next to a radiator

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MrsBartlet Fri 12-Dec-14 10:36:06

I really want to have a real tree this year but the only suitable place for a tree in our living room is next to a radiator. Will it wither and die very quickly or will it be ok if I have the radiator on low and water the tree lots?

madsadbad Fri 12-Dec-14 10:51:11

Mine, is and always is, I don't have the radiator low either- just check the water daily and top up as needed.

MarjorieMelon Fri 12-Dec-14 10:59:47

Mine all used to wilt pretty quickly.

TheGonnagle Fri 12-Dec-14 11:03:41

Get a non drop one and water it a lot.

IAmAPaleontologist Fri 12-Dec-14 11:04:54

Ours is always by the fire which is lit 24/7 and is fine. Low drop tree, well watered, lasts from when we put it up (after school breaks up) until 12th night no problem.

OohMrDarcy Fri 12-Dec-14 11:05:16

mine is next to radiator too - on low and lots of watering, I check it twice a day to be sure - its a nordsman fir, had it in since 1st Dec and its going fine smile

MrsBartlet Fri 12-Dec-14 11:08:01

Oh great - thanks, everyone. Real tree it is then smile

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