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How To Pot Faux Trees


Can you solve this for me?

Why do most fake trees come in a very small pot? I love a good fake tree as much as anyone, but they’re not quite ready to fall into a room right out of the box. They take some zhushing. Today’s article is how to plant fake trees so that they look tall and beautiful. Not sad and elegant.

Fake tree in a basket in the dining room

This method applies to all artificial trees, regardless of their type or size.

Things you’ll need

  • Faux tree (I used this)
  • Large bowl or basket (I use an old Target basket)
  • Cardboard
  • Brick – I picked up cheap bricks from Home Depot
  • Plastic bags or bubble wrap
  • Spanish moss
  • My choice (Tree light)
A closer look at Spanish moss

How to Put Fake Trees in a Pot (Without ruining that neat little pot!)

How to put a fake tree in a pot
  1. Determine how high you want your tree to be in your pot. I love the little height! Stack sturdy layers of cardboard at the bottom until your tree reaches the desired height.
  2. Take some bricks and secure your tree in place by placing them on all sides. This will keep the tree stable and also give it some weight (in case Aunt Edna drinks too much wine at the next Christmas party and falls in).
  3. Fill the rest of the bowl with bubble wrap and plastic bags. Crush everything until smooth.
  4. Place the Spanish moss on top, covering the bags completely.
  5. My choice! Nestlé is one of These lights are battery operated Log in to your account Spanish moss And turn it on when you want a little tree glow!
How to put a fake tree in a pot

That’s it – your tree will look so much better this way! Happy “planting”!

How to put a fake tree in a pot
Fake tree in a basket in the dining room
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