How Many Lights for Wrapping Outdoor Trees?
Wrapping Outdoor Trees with Christmas Lights Quick Reference
Bulb Spacing for Outdoor Trees
How Many Lights for Christmas Trees?
Plan for a minimum of 100 lights per vertical foot when wrapping indoor Christmas trees & consider purchasing a few extra light strings to ensure you have complete coverage. Any light strings not used can serve as backups in the future should you need an extra string or two.
While wrapping indoor Christmas trees, try to keep the light wires as concealed as possible for a clean look. Wrapping branches from the tree interior out as opposed to circling the outside edge of the tree with lights will result in more beautiful and even light distribution.
Most popular: 4" bulb spacing to allow for maximum lighting with minimal wire
If wrapping branches: 6" or 8" spacing is recommended to allow space for wire to wrap tightly around each branch
When stringing lights: start from the top of the tree and work your way to the bottom. The female end of the plug can be connected to the tree topper.
Popular Lights for Wrapping Indoor & Outdoor Trees