Customers Love the BH Balsam Fir™
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2nd Year and still love this tree
I'm extremely happy with this purchase. The realism and beauty of this tree surpasses any other...this tree is 5 stars all the way.
—Melody from Washington D.C.
Absolutely love this
I am very happy with this purchase, excellent quality and very realistic. I will be displaying this tree in my living room for many years to come.
—Michelle from Diamond Point, New York
The Best Tree on the Market
We shopped around and found them to be the best of the best in every area...price, functions, ease of storage, looks. You name it...Balsam Hill has this down to a perfected science.
—Brian J. Kvederas & Family from Bridgewater, New Jersey
One thing I love about Balsam Hill and that I would recommend to others is that they offer so many selections that can duplicate native tree in your part of the country--Fraser Fir for the South, Redwood for the West, etc.
—Elizabeth from Charlotte, NC
Do Not Hesitate to Purchase
I have had this tree for at least 4 years. Every year the tree amazes me. The lights, color & clear continue to light up year after year.
—Amy in Friendship from Friendship, ME
Winner - Good Housekeeping "Best Overall"
The BH Balsam Fir™ was named "Best Overall" by Good Housekeeping Magazine in an article on artificial Christmas trees. Tested by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute, the BH Balsam Fir received high praise for its color, natural-looking branches, and extra features. All of the pre-lit models of the BH Balsam Fir have also been updated with our cutting-edge Easy Plug™ setup — an innovative feature that automatically connects light strings through the trunk of the tree to ensure effortless setup. With its unsurpassed convenience and realism, our BH Balsam Fir is truly in a class all its own.
The beloved Balsam Fir™ is one of the most common tree species in North America, and its hardy nature allows it to thrive from the mountains of Virginia through the Northeast and all the way into the Arctic Circle. Known for its attractive shape and its sticky resin, the Balsam Fir is one of the three most popular Christmas trees of all time. Our signature BH Balsam Fir models nature's Abies balsamea right down to the detail of its dense needles (though we left out the sticky resin!).
Since the Balsam Fir™ is our namesake tree, we asked our designers to go overboard to create the finest replica of Abies balsamea possible. They started with its distinct needles and semi-flat branch tips, using cuttings from nature to guide the mold making process for our BH Balsam Fir's special True Needle™ branches. The brown-tinged stems lend a touch of warmth to the natural green color of the tips, creating a pleasant realistic hue to complement any Christmas decor.
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Our designers then focused on the shape and branch structure of cultivated Balsam Firs to mimic the exact look of the popular tree so many of us grew up with each Christmas. The result is a beautifully shaped tree, from its beveled base to its layered top, highlighted by sturdy, upward-sloping tree branches that are just like its cultivated cousins.
Our special touch to improve on nature is to add your choice of our clear lights, our amazing Candlelight™ LED lights, or our signature Color+Clear™ lights, which allow you to adorn your tree with clear, multicolor, or clear and multicolor lights all at the touch of a button. Most of all though, the BH Balsam Fir's lifelike quality is so compelling your friends will be convinced you have a real tree underneath your treasured ornaments and other Christmas trimmings.
Whether you grew up celebrating your Christmases past with a Balsam Fir, or if you just want to bring home a gorgeous classic, we are sure you will love the craftsmanship, quality, and style of our incomparable BH Balsam Fir™. Add one to your home today, and you'll have a treasured centerpiece for many years to come.
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The BH Balsam Fir™ features a gorgeous teardrop silhouette and richly shaded foliage delicately molded from real Balsam Fir branches. Attached, hinged branches fold outward for fast and easy set up. Crafted from flame-retardant and non-allergenic materials.
Most Realistic Primarily True Needle™ tips (70%) with some Classic Needle foliage (30%).
Branch Detail Lush semi-flat tips with natural light-green needles, molded from natural cuttings and accented with light-brown stems to provide subtle warmth and depth.
Lush, Full Profile Beautiful teardrop shape with beveled base, layered top, and upward-sloping branches perfect for your delicate ornaments.
Preview this Tree at Home
A branch from this tree is included in our branch sample kit.
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Widest range of lighting options
The BH Balsam Fir™ is offered pre-lit with our widest variety of lighting options to meet individual tastes. It features Easy Plug™ set-up - strings are fully connected throughout the tree and connections between sections are made automatically inside the tree's patent-pending trunk design. You only need to touch one light string during setup: the one you plug into the wall.
Heavenly Christmas™ LightsThe very best lights available on the market. We optimize our light counts and bulb brightness to give each tree a balanced and warm festive glow.
Patented TechnologyThe patented mechanical design of our incandescent lights ensures if one bulb burns out or is removed, the rest remain lit. Each bulb features classic glass casings and commercial-grade filaments for maximum longevity.
Easy Plug™ SetupLight string connections between sections are made automatically inside the tree's trunk, so you only need to plug the tree into the wall.
Color + Clear™ OptionOur exclusive Color+Clear lighting system allows you to change from clear to multicolored lights effortlessly with our remote control.
Included with the BH Balsam Fir™
- Premium tree stand with scratch-proof rubber feet
- Off-season storage bag(s)
- Soft cotton gloves to shape your tree in style
- Extra bulbs and fuses
- On/off foot pedal (except trees with Color+Clear™ Lights)
- Remote control included on trees with Color+Clear™ Lights
Extended Product Warranty
We take great pride in the craftsmanship of each of our Balsam Hill™ products and we stand behind their quality. This product is covered by the following warranties:
- Balsam Hill 10-year foliage warranty
- Balsam Hill 3-year light warranty
For more warranty information, please see our WARRANTY FAQS »
10-Year Foliage Warranty for these Signature products
3-Year Light Warranty for prelit products
All orders qualify for
free ground shipping For a limited time, all orders qualify for FREE GROUND SHIPPING to the continental USA via FedEx.
All orders qualify for FREE GROUND SHIPPING to the continental USA via FedEx.
All items are in stock and ready to ship (except any marked "out of stock").
- Orders received by 12PM Eastern Time on business days will ship the same day.
- Orders received on weekends will ship on Monday.
We offer multiple FedEx shipping options in the Continental US to meet your needs:
- Standard Overnight: Guaranteed to arrive 1 business day after shipping.
- Two-Day Air: Guaranteed to arrive 2 business days after shipping.
- Ground: Arrives 2-5 business days after shipping, depending on your proximity to our warehouses.
For more detailed shipping information, including information about shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada and estimated arrival times for Ground shipping in the continental U.S., please see our Shipping Information FAQs
Assembling your Balsam Hill™ Easy Plug™ Tree
Always the forerunner in cutting edge artificial Christmas trees, we proudly introduce in this video our Balsam Hill™ Easy Plug™ innovation for pre-lit trees. Each tree section has built-in wiring that seamlessly connects the lighting strands as you set up your tree. Now all you need is a single plug to illuminate the entire tree. And with the incredible realism of our True Needle™ technology, our lifelike trees have become the instant favorite of set designers and professional interior decorators. Experience the next revolution in Christmas trees only with Balsam Hill.
Setup Video for Easy Plug Trees: Watch how easy it is to set up your new Balsam Hill Easy Plug Tree.
Shaping your Tree
The first time you assemble and shape your tree will require the most shaping to give the tree its full lush appearance. learn more »
1. With each branch, separate out the individual tips and angle them out and away from the center of the tree.
2.Angle the tips furthest back on the branch and sideways out from the branch to resemble a peacock's fanned tail when shaped.
3.Shape the branches vertically upward as much as possible to give the tree its full appearance. Enjoy your Balsam Hill™ tree!
Storing your Tree
To minimize the need for fluffing in future years, you can compress the branches less and store all or parts of your tree in the original box or a PREMIUM STORAGE BAG from Balsam Hill™.
1. Remove all ornaments. Check that the tree is unplugged and the wires are not twisted or tangled to avoid damage while in storage.
2.With the tree still standing, un-fluff the branches and detach each section of the tree.
3.Secure the compressed sections with a cord or ribbon before placing them in the provided storage bag. Store your tree in a cool, dry location.
Customer Care center
Balsam Hill™ is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Please call us at 888-55-BALSAM or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. International callers can reach us at 336-419-0960. For Current Customer Service Hours, see our Contact Us page.
|||True Needle™=70,Classic Needle=30|/v/vspfiles/assets/productpage/branch/branch-BFR-T.jpg|Balsam Hill 10-year foliage warranty,Balsam Hill 3-year light warranty||Beautiful teardrop shape with beveled base, layered top, and upward-sloping branches perfect for your delicate ornaments.|Lush semi-flat tips with natural light-green needles, molded from natural cuttings and accented with light-brown stems to provide subtle warmth and depth.|Winner - Good Housekeeping "Best Overall"
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