Will Christmas lights harm house plants?

Christmas lights are usually safe to use on plants unless they are left on too long. Some people try to leave the lights on year round and may girdle their trees. Woody trees expand in diameter every year with growth. A strand of lights strung lightly around branches and trunks one year will be strangling the tree in a few years unless removed every year. Palm trees are the exception — their trunks do not increase in diameter every year. Large Christmas lights that become hot may burn tender foliage on indoor plants.

By: Juanita Popenoe. Dailycommercial.com

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