Do you prefer a fuller tree or one with more space between the branches to accommodate larger ornaments? How important is needle retention (especially if you're the one stuck manning the vacuum)? What about needle softness for homes with kids or pets? This handy chart covers it all, right down to my favorite Christmas tree quality: fragrance.
The article also discusses how to determine your ideal tree size (hint: you should know both the height and width of your space), and includes tips for finding the freshest tree on the lot.
It's probably more thought than you've ever put into picking a tree, but you'll wind up with your best tree ever.
Check it out at Business Insider.