Plastic and pine needles

December 04, 2010, 2:52 AM GMT+0

The novelty of having a real Christmas tree appears to have been outweighed by the chore of picking up pine needles in the post-Christmas slump, as the majority of the British public will be buying artificial Christmas trees this year.

  • 64% are planning on having an artificial Christmas tree
  • Only 15% are braving the pine needles and post-Christmas hoover-a-thon by having a real tree
  • 18% do not intend to get a tree at all

See the survey details and full results