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A solution of lemon juice or vinegar, sugar and a little bleach may help a Christmas tree last longer. The acid aids water flow and absorption and the sugar provides energy. Bleach prevents the growth of bacteria and mold.

Sugar Water for Christmas Trees - LoveToKnow

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Advocates of using sugar water for Christmas trees say that the mixture acts as artificial sap or food for the tree, thereby helping the tree to live longer. However ...

Caring for Your Cut Christmas Tree — Department of Entomology ...

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For most Christmas trees, the stand should hold at least 1 gallon of water. ... commercial tree preservatives, molasses, sugar, bleach, soft drinks, aspirin, honey, ...

Skip the Sugar Water - Best Care for Christmas Trees | Davey Blog

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Dec 1, 2016 ... Wondering how to keep your Christmas tree alive? What do you put in Christmas tree water to keep the tree fresh? Here are the best care tips ...

How To Keep A Christmas Tree Fresh - Make Real Christmas Trees ...

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Nov 10, 2016 ... "Many people have found success in their tree longevity by mixing a tablespoon of corn syrup or sugar in the basin water as a food source for ...

What's the Best Way to Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh? | Holiday ...

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Dec 6, 2013 ... However, the study's author, tree scientist Les Werner, says additives such as sugar, aspirin or even vodka don't help. "Clean water still works ...

Sugar Water for Christmas Trees: Tips on Xmas Tree Water

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Asking should I add sugar to the water for the Christmas tree? Find out how to make sugar water for Christmas trees here, and other tips for Xmas tree water.

Christmas Tree Care Tips | The Old Farmer's Almanac

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Tips to keep your Christmas tree healthy and far from an untimely demise. ... Some people add aspirin or sugar to the water; we can't say whether either helps.

Don't fall for age-old tree care myths | Local News | theworldlink.com

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Dec 11, 2009 ... For people who still think Christmas trees are cut down in the forest ... Now, should you add 7-Up, aspirin, bleach, vodka or sugar to the water?

Does adding sugar water to Christmas trees work? - Quora

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Dec 21, 2011 ... This is really outside my area of expertise, but since I was asked to answer, I did a litte research. It appears that sugar and other additives, like ...