Ho! Ho! Ho! Amazon will deliver real live Christmas trees starting in November

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Forget about dragging an axe out to the woods this holiday season.  Amazon  will deliver a Christmas tree to your door.

Amazon will wrap and ship fresh-cut, full-size Christmas trees -- think Douglas firs and Norfolk Island pines -- beginning in November, according to the Associated Press. The seasonal fixtures are expected to ship within 10 days of their harvesting, quick enough that they should survive without problem, according to the report. 

 A 7-foot Fraser fir from a North Carolina farm will reportedly cost $115. They'll be shipped in Amazon's customary cardboard boxes.

In addition to trees, Amazon will also sell wreaths and garlands. Some items will be eligible for free shipping through Amazon's Prime service. Amazon will reportedly offer pre-orders for customers to set a delivery date.

"Amazon previously had trees available to customers, but given the popularity among customers, we increased the assortment so there is even more selection to choose from, including full-size trees as well as wreaths, garland, and holiday decorative flowers," an Amazon spokesperson said in an email statement. "Amazon offers a variety of trees, such as the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree from Costa Farms, which is 10"-14", for those looking for something small, as well as trees ranging from two feet up to seven feet across Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Black Hills Spruce, and Norfolk Island Pines."

First published on Sept. 11, 3:55 p.m. PT

Updates on Sept. 12, 7:34 a.m. PT: Adds Amazon spokesperson statement.