Wondering where to buy a Christmas tree in Hong Kong? Take your pick from these stores, whether it’s a real or fake fir you’re looking for…
We all know that it’s never too soon to start preparing for the holidays. In fact, we’ve been working on our festive playlist since September! But it’s really happening; Christmas IS coming and we all know what that means: presents, champagne, parties and trees (be it plastic or a Noble fir).
From choosing your tree to anchoring your tree topper, we know how hard it is to find the perfect one, so don’t worry, we’ve rounded up the best places for you to buy your Christmas trees here in Hong Kong. Happy tinsel-ling…
Chun Hing Garden
Chun Hing Garden is a family-run business with over 20 years experience. Tree-wise, it specialises in sourcing Noble Firs and Douglas Firs (all imported from US Top-Tier Plantations) and has a range of different styles within that variety. It’s an environmentally-conscious company and all of the Christmas trees it collects are recycled, so you can celebrate this Christmas in an eco-friendly way! It also does seasonal decorations like poinsettias and wreaths, as well as your basic plants and pots. Home delivery can also be arranged.
Anglo Chinese Florist
With sixty years’ experience, Anglo Chinese has become one of the most trusted and reliable plant and Christmas tree suppliers in Hong Kong. Prices range from $930 to $3,170, and it also offers delivery AND removal of your tree. So order before Thursday, 31 October for an early bird discount and get 12% off! From Christmas lights to red poinsettias, you will find very reasonably-priced Christmas decorations in its 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; it also offers a removal service. All its trees are sourced from one of the most environmentally-responsible farms in the US, guaranteeing you quality and authenticity.
Good old Ikea, 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 $199.90.
van der Bloom
With some of the freshest you can get in Hong Kong, van der Bloom is where luxurious artistry meets nature. This boutique florist offers Nobel Firs between three and six feet tall ($990 – $2,080), which can last for up to one month. While this year’s catalogue isn’t out yet, be sure to check out its Facebook page for any updates (its trees run out pretty quickly). 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 the area. Order online via Van Der Bloom.
van der Bloom,G/F, 61 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, [email protected], www.vanderbloom.com.hk, $990 for 3′-4′ Nobel Fir, $1,550 for 4′-5′ Nobel Fir, $1,850 for 5′-6′ Nobel Fir, $2,080 for 6′-7′ Nobel Fir
Sophie’s Christmas Trees
With over 20 years of experience in the field, Sophie’s guarantees that you and your family will have the best (its trees come from Oregon in the US). Its well-trained staff are sent abroad every year to ensure the trees are transported in top-notch condition. It has 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!
Sophie’s Christmas Trees, 42E, Ha Pun Shan, Ma On Shan Road, Ma On Shan, New Territories, Hong Kong, www.sophieshk.com,
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 it out for simply stunning wreaths and festive floral arrangements. It’s one of our favourite florists in Hong Kong and stocks the creme de la creme of flowers here, so if you’re looking for the highest quality, then treat yourself to its lush Christmas offerings. Mini trees for your desk, anyone?
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 its small potted Christmas trees is just what you need! It won’t take up a lot of space and 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!
Brighten Floriculture, 18 Flower Market Road, Mongkok, Hong Kong, www.brighten.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, Hong Kong, 2812 0948, www.pnfgarden.iyp.hk
The Flower Market
Spend hours walking around looking at 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 7am -7pm daily
Read more: Mong Kok Guide: Where To Go And What To Do
From the 10’ Noble Fir to a classic poinsettia, Florist Paradise is your one-stop Christmas florist with a variety of festive options. Located in the New Territories, it specialises in sourcing Nobel Firs that come in six different sizes. On top of that, it also offers disposal and recycling services at an additional cost – who’s in for a hassle-free Christmas? We know we are! Delivery fees vary from $200 to $350 depending on area.
Florist Paradise Limited, 65 Kau Liu Ha, Lam Tsuen, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2677 9828, www.fpgreening.com
Maven HK offers a fully-decorated Christmas tree delivered to your doorstep. This year, spend your time enjoying Christmas while waiting for your 6’ fully-decorated tree (which will cost you $6,000) to turn up, all you need to do is make a call and channel your festive spirit!
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, [email protected], www.dasilvacreations.com, fully-decorated 6′ trees cost $6,000 – all prices include cost of delivery, but additional costs apply for delivery to New Territories and outlying islands
Japan Home Centre
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.
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 some 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
Disposing and recycling Christmas trees
Disposing Christmas trees can be exhausting, so while deciding between the Douglas Fir and Virginia Pine, it might be a good idea to starting planning how you might want to do away with your tree after the festive season.
If you want to opt for an environmentally-friendly disposal option, check out some of these recycling options below! Many florists also offer disposal and recycling services at an additional cost, so don’t forget to tick the extra box when completing your order form.
Nothing says “Christmas” like giving back to those in need, so why not take this opportunity to show the environment some love? Organised by the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department, its Christmas Tree Recycling Service allows tree-owners to deliver unwanted Christmas trees to various collection points in Hong Kong for recycling.
While this year’s recycling schedule is not available yet, the service is usually offered for three to four days in early January. So definitely keep an eye out for further updates on the official website!
Sassy Mama Tip: Only natural Christmas trees are allowed, so don’t try to sneak your plastic Christmas tree in there!
Community Green Stations, various recycling points across Hong Kong, 9706 6549 (service hotline) , www.wastereduction.gov.hk
As Hong Kong’s first recycling-business park, EcoPark aims to provide long-term usable land at an affordable cost through recycling. Apart from food waste and rubber tyres, you can contribute to the environment by recycling your natural Christmas tree at its biomass section.
While you’re on-site, you may also want to check out its visitor centre, or take a quick guided tour to learn more about waste management and waste reduction!
EcoPark, 133, Lung Mun Road, Tuen Mun Area 38, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2496 7633, www.ecopark.com.hk
Editor’s Note: This post was originally written in November 2016 and was most recently updated by Lydia Ching on 18, October 2019.