In the squares of French cities, the fir trees Christmas celebrations are making their comeback. Covid-19 health crisis requires, their sale this year was perilous. In Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin), the Christmas spirit will thus be able to last: “The tree is superb, we can’t wait to see it lit up”, confides, perky, a Strasbourg woman.
The king of the forests also arrives in French homes. It was considered a non-essential product last week and it has now been authorized for sale since Friday, November 20, 2020. Damien Camier, a Parisian florist in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, was able to deliver 80 trees. Trees that should quickly be able to find a taker. “It’s sad Christmas without a tree”, deplore residents. Even if his store remains closed, Damien Camier remains relieved. “Christmas is a lot of sales for us and being able to sell them directly is a game-changer. “