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A Holly, Jolly Holiday Gift Guide

Sarah Logie — Oct 20, 2021

Ready or not, the holiday season is coming! There’s nothing more magical and merry than the holiday season, and we’re here to help you gear up for gift giving. Finding the perfect present might seem daunting, but our Holiday Gift Guide makes it effortless and enjoyable. Whether you’re looking to make a romantic gesture or searching for kid-friendly options, we’ve got it all. Read on to be inspired this holiday season, and get gifting!


Spouses and significant others can be the hardest ones to buy presents for. You want to find something unique and meaningful that they’ll actually enjoy and use. It’s no easy feat, but with these plants, you’ll get major points. In past years, gift-giving may have felt like a guessing game, but now it doesn’t have to be!

Tuscan Rosemary Plant

Our Tuscan Rosemary Plant is the perfect combination of pretty and practical and makes an excellent addition to any herb garden. You get year-round needles that never fade, exquisite aroma, and textured appeal all on an attractive tree shape. Add a strand of twinkle lights or a Christmas bow, and you have the ideal holiday present for him or her!

Tuscan Rosemary

Deluxe Premium Wreath

More into wreaths? We’ve got those too! A live wreath embodies the ultimate holiday spirit, perfect for decorating doors, windows, mantles and more. The Deluxe Premium Wreath is a fresh, crisp combination of Noble Fir, Cedar and Juniper for one fragrant, luxurious gift that’ll provide true holiday happiness. It’s sure to make a very merry unboxing experience for your loved one this season!

Deluxe Premium Wreath

All-in-One Citrus Starter Kit

The holidays are an ideal occasion for citrus, so why not gift your spouse with the All-in-One Citrus Starter Kit? You’ll both benefit from this delicious kit, packed with Meyer Lemon, Key Lime and Calamondin Orange plants for sweet, homegrown fruit. Not only will you enjoy the delicious, fresh flavors of these citrus, but you’ll reap the rewards of their fragrant blooms and evergreen foliage for seasons to come.

Citrus Starter Kit

Red and White Amaryllis Trio

Nothing says romance like these elegant and eye-catching red and white Amaryllis! Complete with two Miracle Amaryllis and one Wedding Dance Amaryllis, perfectly potted into a festive red tin planter, Christmas shopping has never been easier! Great for decorating tables, counters, and entryways, these long-blooming flowers will step up your gifting game for unparalleled holiday color.

Red and White Amaryllis Trio

Sensational Lavender

Any plant with the word “sensational” in it is bound to be extraordinary, right? This variety is simply stunning with rich, purple blooms, a dense habit and a floral, lavender scent that draws visitors in. Your special someone will appreciate its delicate visual appeal along with its drought and cold tolerance for a well-rounded, wonderful plant.

Sensational Lavender Plant


Now that you’ve found your spouse the perfect present, it’s time to shop for the kids! They’ve probably already requested the latest toys and technology on this year’s Christmas list, but how about thinking outside the box with plants? We have plenty of kid-friendly options that are ideal for the whole family and will be a fun and healthy alternative to the standard wish list items. Teach your kids how to grow their own plants or harvest their own fruits this year!

Smoothie Kit

You can’t go wrong with our Smoothie Kit! This powerful fruit pack comes with a bounty of flavorful varieties from the Hass Avocado and Dwarf Cavendish Banana to the Glenn Mango and Papaya Tree. Perfect for a morning or afternoon of smoothie making, this kit will provide a healthy and fun activity for the entire family. What better way to get your kids into nutritious eating and cooking than by gifting them with rich and delicious, tropical fruit favorites this holiday?

Smoothie Kit

Salsa Kit

Another tasty and nutritious kit made for family fun? Our Salsa Kit. This all-in-one, convenient fruit pack comes with a Glenn Mango Tree, plus a Sugarloaf Pineapple Plant, so you can grow your own tropical plants for salsa and more. Your kids will absolutely love creating and snacking on their very own homemade salsa. They’ll have a dreamy, island getaway in their backyard to brag about in no time!

Salsa Kit

ZZ Plant

Provide your kids with the fun project of caring for a house plant with the ZZ Plant! It’ll give them something to watch grow right on their desk or bedside table. The ZZ Plant is small enough to fit anywhere (including under the Christmas tree!), and extremely low-maintenance. Plus, it thrives in low light conditions and even cleans the air! It’s a great starter house plant for kids of all ages to give them a taste of planting responsibility.

ZZ Plant

Meyer Lemon

Nothing says citrusy goodness like the Meyer Lemon Bush, a cross between traditional sour lemons and sweet oranges for a totally unique taste! Give the gift of luscious, lemony flavor this holiday season, and your kids will thank you. They’ll be enjoying fresh-squeezed lemonade with the abundant, sizable fruit this bush produces. The Meyer Lemon is easy to plant and care for, so your kids can help with the hassle-free growing!

Note: This variety produces thorns, so it's best suited for older kids, or be sure to trim the thorns otherwise.

Meyer Lemon Bush


Plants also happen to make the perfect presents for friends. Why not gift your best pals with something they can enjoy for seasons to come? From flowering plants to trees, fruits, and house plants, there’s a plant find for every friend. Plants are thoughtful, lasting gifts - a simple way to signify friendship and appreciation during the holidays.

Barista Kit

If your friends are into coffee or tea, give them the gift of ever-flowing caffeine beverages this Christmas with our Barista Kit! This clever pack comes with an Arabica Coffee Plant, a Cold-Hardy Tea Plant and a Sugar Cane Plant – everything your friends need for curating their own coffee and tea from home. And if you’re lucky, they’ll invite you over for a cup!

Barista Kit

Red and Green Amaryllis Trio

Give your friends three plants in one this holiday season with the Red and Green Amaryllis Trio. This fun, festive set includes two Evergreen Amaryllis and one Clown Amaryllis plants perfectly packaged in an embossed white tin planter for gifting made ultra-easy! Bursts of cream, green and bright red on long-blooming flowers will delight your best buds long after the holidays and gracefully adorn their homescapes.

Red and Green Amaryllis Trio

Sweet Mock Orange Shrub

The smell of citrus is synonymous with Christmastime, so consider gifting your friends the Sweet Mock Orange Shrub this year! Sweetly scented, abundant, pure white blooms will enchant their yards in late spring and early summer on arching branches. This citrus-smelling sensation possesses a delicate appearance, yet provides tough, disease resistant qualities.

Sweet Mock Orange Shrub

Fresh Cut Fraser Fir

Nothing says, “Merry Christmas!” like a fresh cut Christmas tree! This convenient, care-free Fraser Fir is the ultimate holiday gift. Your friends will go crazy over this healthy, full, fresh-smelling Fraser Fir delivered right to their door for holiday memories and decorating delight! It’ll become the centerpiece of their seasonal decor and flood their house with Christmas scented magic.

Fraser Fir

And that’s a wrap on our Holiday Gift Guide! We hope you’ve been totally inspired to start planning and planting. From fruiting varieties and fun-filled kits to house plants and holiday-themed options, these suggestions will surely satisfy the loved ones in your life this Christmas season. Happy Shopping and Happy Holidays!

We'd love to see which plants you pick out this holiday season, so tag @FastGrowingTrees in your Instagram and Facebook photos – we can’t wait to see which favorites you find!

And don’t forget to shop our entire Holiday Trees & Gift Plants Collection for more of our holiday picks!

Sarah Logie

As Content Strategist at FastGrowingTrees.com, Sarah is smitten with words and a fanatic for flowers, particularly cut florals and house plants. With a love for curating compelling content, she also enjoys furthering her plant knowledge along the way! A few of her favorite flowers include hibiscus, hydrangeas, peonies and dahlias.

Sarah’s fondness for plants was cultivated through many childhood trips to Longwood Gardens in southeastern Pennsylvania, as well as through her first job out of college at a floral event design company. In her free time, catch her snapping photos of anything and everything, day-dreaming about interior decor, and enjoying the outdoors any chance she gets.

Questions? Contact Sarah at information@fastgrowingtrees.com.

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