You are totally forgiven for not thinking it’s creeping towards ‘that’ time of year again. We skipped into the office today in a summer dress and sunglasses! But it’s really happening; Christmas IS coming and we all know what that means: presents, champagne, parties and Christmas trees! A Christmas tree is guaranteed to make your home or office feel more Christmassy and quite frankly, the festive season doesn’t officially begin until you hang your first bauble.
It is a known fact that your surroundings can directly affect your mood so why not spruce(pun-intended) up your homes and office with some Christmas spirit? We’ve rounded up the best places for you to buy your Christmas trees here in Hong Kong. Happy tinsel-ling…
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Chun Hing Garden
Chun Hing Garden is a family-run business with over 20 years experience. Tree-wise, they specialise in sourcing Noble Firs and Douglas Firs (all imported from US Top-Tier Plantations) and have a range of different styles within that variety. They are an environmentally-conscious company and all of the Christmas trees they collect are recycled, so you can celebrate this Christmas in an eco-friendly way! They also do seasonal decorations like poinsettias and wreaths as well as your basic plants and pots. Home delivery can also be arranged.
van der Bloom
With some of the freshest you can get in Hong Kong, van der Bloom where luxurious artistry meets a breath of nature. The boutique florist offers Nobel Firs between three and six feet tall ($990 – $2080) with an early bird offer if you order before early November (Specific dates and arrangement will be available online in 2 weeks from 12 Oct). If you’re looking for something dainty to put on your desk, mini Christmas trees are also available online. Want it shipped? Shipping fees vary from $200 to $400 depending on area. Order online via Van Der Bloom.
van der Bloom,G/F, 61 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.vanderbloom.com.hk,www.facebook.com/vanderBloomhk,www.instagram.com/vanderBloomhk/, $990 for 3′-4′ Nobel Fir,$1550 for 4′-5′ Nobel Fir, $1850 for 5′-6′ Nobel Fir, $2080 for 6′-7′ Nobel Fir
Anglo Chinese Florist
With sixty years’ experience, Anglo Chinese Florists have become one of the most trusted and reliable plant and Christmas tree suppliers in Hong Kong. Prices range from $930 to $3,170, and they also offer delivery AND removal of your tree. So order before 31 Oct for an early bird discount and get 12% off! From Christmas lights to red poinsettias, you will find very reasonably priced Christmas decorations from their catalogue.
Anglo Chinese Florist, 13 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 2921 2986
Anglo Chinese Florist, Shop G7, 9 Kingston Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2918 1698,www.anglochinese.com, $1,370 for 5-6′Noble Fir and $1,070 for 5-6′Douglas Fir
Want to save time and avoid carrying a tree on your back up the HK hills? Order online from xmastreeonline.hk and get your tree delivered straight to your door; they also offer a removal service. All its trees are sourced from one of the most environmentally responsible farms in the US guaranteeing you quality and authenticity.
Sophie’s Christmas Trees
With over 20 years of experience in the field, Sophie’s guarantee that you and your family will have the best Christmas tree from Oregon in the United States. Its well-trained staff are sent abroad every year to ensure the trees that are transported are in top-notch condition. They have wreaths, poinsettias and three different types of Christmas trees available, so it won’t take you long before you have everything you need to get your house ready for the festivities!
www.sophieshk.com, 42E, Ha Pun Shan, Ma On Shan Road, Ma On Shan, New Territories, Hong Kong
Ellermann Flower Boutique
Ok, so you might not immediately think of the sophisticated Ellermann when you’re on the hunt for a big, bushy tree, but don’t forget to check them out for simply stunning wreaths and festive floral arrangements. They’re one of our favourite florists in Hong Kong and are the creme de la creme of flowers here so if you’re looking for the highest quality, then treat yourself to their lush Christmas offerings. Mini trees desks, anyone?
Ellermann Flower Boutique, Shop 109, Level One, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong, www.ellermanndesign.com
Good old Ikea hey, love it or hate it, you can rely on it to provide you with plenty of Christmas cheer (and if that’s not what you are looking for just head straight to the pick ‘n’ mix candy at the end!). Choose from either a 4’-5’ or 6’-7’ real Scandinavian Fir (which are grown in sustainable eco-environments), all at well under $1,000. They also offer some artificial trees in-store from $199.9
Brighten Floriculture is the shop to visit whenever you’re in the Flower Market! At Christmas time, it’s especially festive.If you live in an apartment, then one of the small potted Christmas trees is just what you need! It doesn’t take up a lot of space, but you can still decorate the branches with fairy lights and baubles. The poinsettias are also breathtaking and come in a range of sizes. Pick out a few Christmas gnomes to take home with you – they make for very adorable decorations!
www.brighten.hk, 18 Flower Market Road, Mongkok, Hong Kong
The Flower Market
Spend hours walking around Christmas trees (real and artificial), festive decorations, holiday plants, and more. Prices are more reasonable than some places on the island, and it’s a day out in itself!
Flower Market,Flower Market Road, Mongkok, Hong Kong, Open 7 -7pm daily
Read more:Sassy’s Guide to the Flower Market
Maven HK offers a fully decorated Christmas tree delivered to your doorstep. This year, spend your time enjoying Christmas while waiting for our 6’ fully decorated Christmas tree for $6,000 with delivery, all you need is a call and your Christmas spirit!
Maven, G/F, 37 See Cheung Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, 6388 4398, www.mavenhk.com, fully decorated 6ft trees cost $6000, delivery included.
Achieve the “wow” factor simply and easily, with DaSilva’s Creations Christmas trees and wreaths! With five themes available, ranging from traditional to contemporary, all of the trees come complete and beautifully decorated with ornaments, textured ribbons, bead garlands, crystals, a star topper and warm, white LED lights.
DaSilva’s Creations, 11/F, Block A, Unit A-3 Mai Hing Industrial Building, 16-18 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2520 6333, www.dasilvacreations.com; 6ft tree prices range from $4,280 to $5,480; 24-inch wreaths cost $1,200; 18-inch mini trees cost $388. All prices include cost of delivery; additional costs for delivery to New Territories and outlying islands.
A great choice if you are looking for artificial trees to avoid any mess and hassle (and that you can re-use every year). Prices are super low and decorations are plentiful.
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With several different collections on offer, Royal Christmas takes a business-to-business approach and sells to businesses only. So, if your office is in desperate need of Christmas spirit, get in contact!
Royal Christmas, 10/F Houston Industrial Building, Flat D, 32-40 Wang Lung Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2611 7399, www.royalchristmas.com.hk
Selling Christmas trees and poinsettias, plus all sorts of other festive plants and flowers, this local nursery has many years’ experience in the gardening game.
P&F Garden,G/F, Block I & J, Scenic Villa, 18-20 Scenic Villa Drive, Pok Fu Lam, HK, 2812 0948, www.pnfgarden.iyp.hk
Editor’s Note: This post was originally written by Sarah Richard in November 2016, and was updated by Debbie Ng in September 2018.