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10 Amazing Facts About Christmas Tree

Christmas tree not only adds an excitement to the Christmas celebrations but it also carries forward the age-old tradition of being an integral part of Christmas festival. But have you ever thought that how Christmas tree got its importance and what are some of the interesting facts and history about Christmas tree. 

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We have brought some most amazing and interesting facts about Christmas tree which will not only amaze you but will also add up to your ocean of knowledge.

10 Amazing Facts About Christmas Tree

1) It is believed that the tradition of Christmas Tree was started in Germany in 16th century.

2) Although first documented evidence of Christmas Tree shows that it was first used in the 15th century in Latvia.

3) In Poland, the Christmas Tree used to be hanged upside down on the ceilings as chandeliers.

4) The Nordmann Fir tree is one of the most popular Christmas Tree choice in many countries.

5) Martin Luther King is believed to be the first to decorate the Christmas Tree with lights, he used lighted candles to decorate the Christmas Tree.

6) Majority of the Christmas trees are grown in the farms and there are more than 15000 farms in the US which grow this tree.

7) Artificial Christmas trees were started in Germany and became popular very soon due to its convenience and availability.

8) In the US, there are more than 300 million Christmas trees grown in the farms every year.

9) As per the Guinness Book of World Records, till date the tallest Christmas Tree was around 221 feet which was erected at Northgate Shopping Centre, Washington, USA.

10)  There are many legends and stories also associated with Christmas Tree, its decoration, tinsels, spiders etc. which are very interesting and amazing.