In the 18th century, this custom began to prevail in the Lutheran believers in Germany until 19th century, when it became popular throughout the country, becoming a deep-rooted tradition in Germany. In the early 19th century, the Christmas tree was spread to England, and the husband of Queen Victoria and the German Prince Albert were popularized in the middle of 19th century.
Victorian Christmas trees are decorated with candles, candies and assorted pastries, and are hung on branches with ribbons and paper chains. As early as 17th century, the Christmas tree was brought to North America by German settlers and was popular in 19th century. In Austria, Switzerland, Poland and the Netherlands are also quite popular. In China and Japan, the Christmas tree was introduced by American missionaries in 19 and 20th century, decorated with colourful flowers.