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7 of the strangest Christmas trees you'll see this year
A Christmas tree made entirely out of potatoes? YES PLEASE.

IT’S (ALMOST) CHRISTMAS, so you know what that means: time to throw out all the traditions that are held dear and make up your own.

Or at least, that’s what the people who made these trees seem to have done.

Giant tree made out of lots and lots of Santa Clauses? Check (Photo: ChinaFotoPress)

Christmas tree made entirely out of potatoes in Peru. Apparently there are around three hundred varieties of potatoes in Peru, so guess it makes sense to use them in a Christmas tree (AP Photo/Martin Mejia):

This 72-metre high Christmas tree in Prague was made lit by more than two million tiny light bulbs. Makes our own efforts seem inadequate, frankly (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski):

This tree (look, it’s got a Santa on top and everything!) is made up of 4,500 cans of preserved food and took ten people four days to build. Plus it came in useful afterwards when the leftover turkey got too much (AP Photo/Lo Sai Hung):

The tree was made out of 102 cane branches in densely shredded multi-coloured batik (Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Archive/Press Assocation):

The only thing better than a Christmas tree made out of potatoes is a Christmas tree made out of toys (ChinaFotoPress/Photocomes/Press Association Images):

And the only thing better than that is a tree made up of 276 teddy bears. Obviously. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon):

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