Through a new special service in Austria, families can order a living Christmas tree online and have it delivered to their home in time for the holidays. Green Rabbit nursery in Vienna is offering up potted Nordmann fir trees, sustainably cultivated in nurseries, as an alternatives to cutting trees. Not only will they deliver the tree to your home as part of your purchase, but they will also include a packet of information showing you how to replant your tree in the spring. Don’t have a yard? No problem; they’ll come back for the tree and plant it for you.
Green Rabbit began its living Christmas tree program as a way to reduce the thousands of trees discarded after the holidays — many of which are incinerated. The company offers of a range of family-friendly trees that can fit in any size home for reasonable prices. The price of your tree includes free delivery into your living room, which is a bonus for those who don’t have cars or don’t want to deal with the hassle of hauling a tree home. Included is information to help you keep your tree alive and then replant it in the spring, and if you don’t have a yard, the nursery will come back to your home, pick up the tree, and then replant it for you in an appropriate location for a nominal fee.
Pre-order your Christmas tree online through Green Rabbit and have it delivered right to your door. Family-friendly sizes range from 80cm up to 125 cm (2.6-4.1 ft) and costs start at €49 and go up to €68. The nursery did have larger trees up to 175 cm, but they are already sold out. You can still order your tree and have it delivered up to December 23rd. Keep the spirit of the holidays living on even past the celebrations with a living tree.
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