National Tree 7.5 ft Kingswood Fir Pencil Tree

Last updated date: November 19, 2019

DWYM Score
9.1

National Tree 7.5 ft Kingswood Fir Pencil Tree

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Overall Take

This thin yet gorgeous tree is perfect for decorating small homes. You can tuck it into a corner or behind furniture for space-conscious celebrations. The metal center pole and branches are built to last. In our analysis of 148 expert reviews, the National Tree National Tree 7.5 ft Kingswood Fir Pencil Tree placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Checkout The Best Artificial Tree for a detailed review of all the top artificial trees.

Expert Summarized Score
9.2
18 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.8
915 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
This tree has hinged branch construction for durability and easy assembly. This tree from National Tree comes with a carton that can be reused year after year for storing your tree in the off season. The tree is constructed of materials that are fire resistant and also allergen free.
- The Consumer Guide
The shape also made it a favorite among reviewers living in smaller spaces.
- New York Mag
The advantage of this is that it will stand tall and proud in a tight corner or small office spaces. In the packaging, you also get a metal stand to hold this artificial tree in place. With a hinged branch construction, putting up this tree or disassembling it is a breeze.
- Top Ten Product Review
This is a perfect deal for those who are looking for a slim Christmas Tree to fill out their less wide space on this Christmas. Made with anti-flammable and non-allergic material that is not harmful to humans and pets.
- The Taggy
Like the other National Tree Company options, this uses a hinged branch construction for easy setup. It has similar foliage and comes with a five year warranty.
- Heavy
The Kingswood Fir Artificial Christmas Tree is a pencil slim tree that is great for display in corners, small rooms and areas with limited space.
- The Architect's Guide
This product is ideal for space-confined rooms along with tight corners.This tree incorporates a hinged branch construction, and is flame retardant and non-allergenic as well.
- Top Guide Pro
It is not only non-allergic but also flame-resistant. It is pencil thin and can fit into the tight corners of your room.
- AweFox
It can conveniently be placed in tight corners or small spaces due to its narrow shape. It has a hinged branch construction which makes its installation and decoration very easy.
- Top Ten Review Pro
This slim, 7.5-foot artificial Christmas tree can be fluffed out to a larger look, while still fitting nicely into narrow areas.
- Best Products
Assembly is simple and should take you less than 30 minutes.
- Popular Mechanics
It’s only 16 pounds which by default makes it one of the easier artificial Christmas trees to assemble or store.
- Top Home Stuff
That enabled us to pick our specialty lighting even though it isn’t pre-lit. We used 3 strands of LED lights; because the shrub disassembles into 3 segments, we anticipate being in a position to leave the lights on it for storage.
- Top Portal Review
The needles on the tree are flame resistant and are also non-allergenic. The hinged construction of the tree makes it easy to assemble and disassemble
- Product Expert
It features a hinged construction of the branches meaning that it is sturdy. After purchase, assembling it is always an easy task to do.
- Velvet Sundown
This pencil style tree is tall and thin to provide a regal look to your holiday décor. It’s size and shape allow you to place it in tight spaces and corners where wider trees won’t fit. The tree comes with a sturdy metal stand for quick setup.
- DeBestReviews
It can resist flame and is non-allergenic. It comes in a reusable storage box for easy storage.
- Cheap Product Reviews
The size of this artificial tree allows for it to be set up in almost any room. Plus, it can be stored easily after the holidays in its small storage container.
- Xmas Tree Express
What experts didn't like
The narrow shape makes for a less authentic looking tree. Doesn't come with lights.
- The Consumer Guide
Some units may lean on carpeted surfaces. Not quite as sturdy as wider trees. Some boxes missing parts. Branch attachments can break
- Heavy
It is unlit.
- AweFox
The PVC needles are a bit shiny, but realistic enough.
- Popular Mechanics
Not pre-lit.
- Product Expert

From The Manufacturer

The pencil thin shape of the Kingswood Fir makes it a great tree for display in tight corners and small spaces. Featuring hinged branch construction, this tree assembles quickly and is ready for decoration. 30" Diameter at base, includes metal tree stand.

Overall Product Rankings

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Expert Reviews: 18
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National Tree 7.5 ft Spruce Tree With Lights
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Expert Reviews: 4
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Expert Reviews: 5
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7. Best Choice Products 7ft Pre-Lit Pine Tree
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 13
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Expert Reviews: 18
National Tree 6.5 ft Douglas Fir Tree
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Expert Reviews: 28

An Overview On Artificial Trees

When the temperature starts dropping and the trees turn yellow, you know that the holidays are just around the corner. Celebrations with family and friends will warm your heart, but all of the preparation can bring out anyone’s Grinch-y side. A quick way to reduce holiday stress is by investing in an artificial holiday trees.

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Artificial trees got a bad rap for years, but today’s options look just as gorgeous as a real tree — without the heft and hassle. Instead of spending hours finding the perfect tree, sawing the stump down to size, strapping it to the hood of your car and driving it home, you can order a perfectly sized tree online with a few clicks. You also don’t need to worry about keeping your artificial tree watered, sweeping up pine needles or dealing with sticky tree sap. 

Modern artificial trees have a metal base and frame, with a center pole up the middle and metal arms reaching out to the sides. The pole and arms are painted to add depth and realism. The “needles” are constructed from green PVC or polyethylene, and they’re customized depending on what type of tree they’re supposed to mimic. A quick spray of white latex paint creates a light dusting of “snow” on fake trees. Manufacturers add on strings of LED lights on some trees to create a more festive look. 

It’s fairly simple to assemble an artifical tree. After removing the tree from the box, find the stand and plant it wherever you’d like. Some stands have hinged arms, some come as one piece and some have rolling wheels or an electric motor to spin your tree. Make sure the stand is sturdy and that the arms are locked in place (usually in an X shape).

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Your tree’s instructions should tell you which section of the center pole goes into the stand first. After you’ve inserted the first section, continue inserting sections until you reach the top of the tree. You may need a screwdriver or wrench to insert screws or tighten bolts. 

Pop out the branch arms and fluff the tree’s artificial needles. Most trees need to sit for about an hour for the needles to puff up and reach their full size. 

From there, you can turn on any included lights (or add your own) and decorate your tree with ornaments, ribbons and garlands.

When the season is over, remove any decorations from your tree and unplug any included lights. Almost all artificial trees have hinged arms and a folding base for easy storage. The base, center pole and arms should fit easily into the original packaging. Some companies offer specialty storage bags to keep your tree in like-new shape all year round.

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DWYM Fun Fact

Artificial trees seem like a modern invention, but they’ve been around for centuries. In the 1800s, German manufacturers would use dyed green goose feathers to create willowy needles on a fake tree. They were called “paradise trees” with apple ornaments to represent the Garden of Eden. 

Today, Americans spend almost $10 million per year on artificial trees, and they become more popular every year. So much for Paganism!

The Artificial Tree Buying Guide

  • Artificial trees come in different colors, shapes and sizes. Most of them are modeled after real life trees, like spruces, pines and firs. Larger “pine trees” create a gorgeous traditional style for any celebration, while tall, thin trees are ideal for smaller rooms.
  • Most artificial trees look fairly realistic from a distance, but you might notice a difference when you stand closer. The level of realism depends on what your tree’s “needles” are made from. PVC needles are the norm, but they can look a bit flat. Polyethylene (or PE) needles have a depth and 3D look that’s closer to a real tree. That’s because PE is injected into needle molds to create every arm of the tree, while PVC needles are cut into flat strips. A combination of PVC and PE needles, or just PE needles, will look the most realistic, but they also cost more.
  • Make sure there’s plenty of room for your tree before you place it. If your space isn’t large enough you’ll wind up with bent branches or torn needles. Avoid placing it too closely to staircases or doors. 
  • Include the diameter of your predicted haul of gifts when you measure the space for your tree. Make sure that there’s enough room for any train sets or standing decorations, too. 
  • Check out your tree’s weight before you put it up. Don’t overdo it by setting up your tree on your own — larger trees require more than one person for assembly. You may also want a second person to make sure the tree is standing straight and level once it’s up. 
  • You won’t need to worry about your dog lapping up water from the stand with an artificial tree, but they can still get into trouble. Consider buying a small fence to keep furry friends (or curious kids) away from your tree.
  • Take extra safety steps if your tree has built-in LED lights. Avoid using extension cords (grounded power strips are okay) and keep water away from your tree.