Pining for a real fir?

Noble and Nordmann Fir trees for sale at Far East Flora. The firm imports thousands of Christmas trees a year from the US and said that it increased its tree orders this year.
Noble and Nordmann Fir trees for sale at Far East Flora. The firm imports thousands of Christmas trees a year from the US and said that it increased its tree orders this year.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Nurseries see increasing demand for real trees from young families - even as prices go up

If it is beginning to smell a lot like Christmas in your neighbourhood, it is because more people here are opting for a real tree in their homes.

Take Mr William Chia, for instance.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 09, 2018, with the headline 'Pining for a real fir?'. Print Edition | Subscribe