There’s nothing like the smell of evergreen needles to get you in the holiday spirit. But when you bring a live or cut Christmas tree indoors, some of the insects that call your Christmas tree home might be joining you for the holiday season. Here’s what you need to know about Christmas tree insects. What Damage Can Christmas Tree Insects Do In My Home? You really don’t need to worry about bringing any dangerous or destructive pests inside with your Christmas tree. The hitchhiking insects make their homes in coniferous forests. Your home isn’t appropriate habitat for these insects, and they aren’t going to move in for good. Lacking food and adequate humidity to survive, most Christmas tree insects die soon after moving indoors.