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2013-2014 Champion Big Tree Register

BOTANICAL NAME
COMMON NAME
POINTS
CIRCUMFERENCE
RANKING
COUNTY
REPORTER
OWNER
CIRC. IN INCHES
HGT.
CROWN
LOCATION
Acer negundo
Boxelder Maple
218
12' 2"
Champion
Cape May
Lyman Hoffman
Unknown
146
55
66
Backyard at 635 Petersburg Road (Dennisville-Petersburg Rd., Dennisville
Japanese Maple
204
11' 9" at 1.5'
Champion
Monmouth
Lisa Schwerd
St. Denis Catholic Church
141
46
68
In front of St. Denis Catholic Church Rectory, 90 Union Avenue, Manasquan
Striped Maple
77
3'
Champion
Middlesex
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
36
35
25
In front of Blake Hall, Cook Campus, Route 1, New Brunswick
Norway Maple
279
16' 0"
Champion
Morris
Ronald Sheay
Nancy & John Stephens
192
67
81
In side yard at 1530 Green Pond Road, Route 513, Jefferson Township
Red Maple
381
22' 5"
Champion
Salem
Joseph A Jacobs
Alfonso Smica
269
91
82
On property of Alfonso Smica, 1st lane east of Canton Church, 200' up lane from county road, Canton.
Silver Maple
420
27' 0"
Champion
Hunterdon
Evan Dilluvio
Champion Tire
324
76
81
In Front of Champion tire, route 179 Ringoes
Sugar Maple
304
15'1"
Champion
Sussex
Ethan Dilluvio
National Park Service
181
98
101
200 yards in woods on the right hand side of Old Mine Road, Delaware Water Gap NPS, 1.5 miles north of Dingmans Ferry Bridge
Serviceberry
149
6''7"
Champion
Middlesex
Evan Dilluvio
Rutgers University
79
57
50
In Native Plant garden, Along Log Cabin Road, Rutgers Gardens
Pawpaw
75
2' 7"
Champion
Middlesex
Stuart Alexander
Stuart Alexander
31
37
27
Behind garage at 19 North Main Street, Cranbury
Yellow Birch
241
10'
Champion
Warren
Peter Both
Yards Creek Boy Scout Camp
120
109
47
Located off A.T. access (also called Raccoon Ridge Trail) about 330 ft. from Kaiser Rd., across stream.
Black Birch
235
10' 7"
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
127
92
63
Washington Arboretum, Washington Crossing State Park, in rear of arboretum
River Birch
249
10' 10"
Champion
Hunterdon
Kurt Chrobak
Copper Hill Country Club
130
92
106
South of Entrance road, 100 yards from road along stream
Paper Birch
162
7'3"
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
87
63
47
Princeton Battlefield SP, In front of Clarke House
Gray Birch
156
7'8"
Champion
Cape May
Lyman Hoffman
Unknown
92
49
59
Side yard of 906 Bayshore Road, Middle Twp
Carpinus caroliniana
American Hornbeam
235
14' 8"
Champion
Essex
John Linson
Unknown
176
44
61
End of court off Bloomfield Way between Glen Avenue   & Linwood Way, West Orange
Bitternut Hickory
269
12' 6"
Champion
Somerset
Diana Molesko
Diana Molesko
150
102
68
On left side of driveway at 1113 River Road, Neshanic Station.
Carya glabra
Pignut Hickory
228
10' 9"
Co-Champion
Atlantic
Lyman Hoffman
Unknown
129
80
74
On roadside of Route 50, .2 miles north from intersection with county road #557, flanking entrance to lot.
Carya glabra
Pignut Hickory
223
10' 10"
Co-Champion
Cumberland
Pineland Learning Center
Pineland Learning Center
130
68
98
In field along Sherman Avenue, just past # 660, Carmel
Pecan
243
9' 5"
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
113
100
118
princeton Battlefield SP, In rear of Clarke House
Red Hickory
226
10' 10"
Champion
Atlantic
Adele Filippi, Vineland
Continental Properties Group?
130
82
55
On West Landis Avenue, Vineland, approximately .25 miles west of the intersection with Delsea Drive (Rte. 47) , across from Rickels/Jamesway stores
Shagbark Hickory
266
12' 5"
Champion
Morris
Ronald Sheay
Albert Riggs
149
98
74
On front yard of 375 Dover-Milton Road, Milton.
Sand Hickory
260
12' 2"
Champion
Cumberland
Stephen R. Field
Valerie and Debbie Barbaccia
146
92
87
Behind red barn/garage at 1490 North West Avenue, Vineland
Mockernut Hickory
220
10' 8"
Champion
Atlantic
Santiago Porcella III
SJ Gun Club
128
74
72
In front of clubhouse at Lenape Farms, Inc., Steelman's Landing Road, Estelle Manor City
Castanea dentata
American Chestnut
152
6' 3" @3' 5"
Champion
Bergen
John Linson
Medco Healthcare
75
65
49
In wooded area next to caretaker's house, Medco Healthcare property, Possum's Pond Rd, Franklin Lakes
Southern Catalpa
312
17' 1"
Champion
Bergen
Bill Comery
Mike Hodinar
205
89
71
Backyard at 195 Spring Valley Road, Paramus
Northern Catalpa
313
17' 7"
Champion
Hunterdon
Evan Dilluvio
Alexandria 1st Presbyterian Church
211
84
72
Between Church and Homestead along rt 519, Alexandria Twp
Common Hackberry
368
16' 11"
Champion
Warren
George Boesze
Linda Easterly
211
127
118
Side yard at 327 River Road, Pohatcong.
Eastern Red Bud
135
8' 2"@ 3'
Champion
Morris
Reuven Tarlow
Betty Weitsorts
98
29
30
In front of 1 Elizabeth Ct.
Atlantic White-cedar
184
9' 2"
Champion
Burlington
Dave Finley
State of New Jersey
110
70
16
In Bass River State Forest, approximately 3 miles from office in cedar swamp
Fringetree
90
3'4"
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
40
40
40
In field, Washington Crossing Arboretum
American Yellowwood
310
18' 1"
Champion
Morris
Robert Essner
Van Buren estate
222
66
88
At rear corner of house near playground
Alternate leaved Dogwood
113
6' 2" @ 15"
Champion
Morris
Joseph Kunkel
Unknown
74
27
47
In side yard at 27 East Lane, Madison Borough
Cornus florida
Flowering Dogwood
116
5' 3"
Co-Champion
Mercer
Paul Kovalski
State of New Jersey
63
40
50
In Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, across from Anne Klein Center next to parking lot, behind old building
Flowering Dogwood
115
6' 1" at 2 Feet
Co-Champion
Burlington
Dave Cohn
Bill Strinple
73
31
44
Front lawn at 2018 Route 130 North, Florence
Flowering Dogwood
121
5'1" @ 1 1/2 Feet
Co-Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
61
51
36
Washington Arboretum, Washington Crossing State Park, in rear of arboretum
Common Persimmon
199
8'
Champion
Warren
Steve Bonamo
Art & Jenny Rahab
96
87
65
Side yard at 314 Mansfield Street, Belvidere
American Beech
301
15'
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
180
94
107
Princeton Battlefield SP, In front of Clarke House left had side of main drive
White Ash
379
20' 4"
Champion
Morris
Madison Brough STC
100 Ridgedale Ave, Madison
244
105
121
Along Driveway, side yard of 100 Ridgedale Ave, madison
Black Ash
152
4'1"
Co-Champion
Warren
Evan Dilluvio
Mrs. Lucia, 87 Mohican Rd
49
93
41
In wet area along Jacksonburg creek, behind 87 Mohican road, Blairstown
Black Ash
147
5' 11"
Co-Champion
Monmouth
Edward Fitzgerald & R. Ostrowski
Monmouth County Parks Com.
71
66
38
In front of Acquisition and Design Bldg., Thompson Park, Middletown
Green Ash
296
13' 9"
Champion
Camden
Dave Johnson
Haddonfield Historical Society
165
109
88
Behind Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway, Haddonfield
Ginko
297
17' 2"
Champion
Bergen
Burton Dezendorf
Doctors office
206
71
79
Front courtyard of Heritage Office, 555 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell
Honeylocust
301
15'7"
Champion
Camden
Stan Rigley
Christian Wagner
187
98
64
In backyard of 23  Euclid Avenue, Haddonfield
Carolina Silverbell
94
3'5"
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
41
44
36
In hedge across from Washington Crossing Arboretum, Washington Crossing State Park
Two-Wing silverbell
129
5'2"
Champion
Middlesex
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
62
57
40
Near gazebo, along log cabin road, Rutgers Gardens
American Holly
177
8' 3"
Champion
Monmouth
C. Brice DeGanahl
Mrs. Rajaii
99
67
42
Front yard at 23 Sheraton Lane, Rumson.
White Walnut
315
18' 1"
Champion
Morris
George Boesze
Elaine Firmenich
217
75
93
Behind small cottage at rear of 69 Penn Avenue, Dover.
Black Walnut
346
18' 5"
Champion
Bergen
Deedee Burnside
Saddle River
221
99
104
Lower Cross Road and Sheridan Avenue, Saddle River
Eastern Redcedar
212
11' 4"
Champion
Sussex
Evan Dilluvio
National Park Service
136
63
50
Hedge row between 2 corn fields, along old mine road, Delaware Water Gap NPS, 2 miles north of Dingman Ferry Bridge
Larix decidua
European Larch
253
12' 11"
Champion
Monmouth
Steve Chisholm. Jr.
Debbie Esola
155
87
43
Back side yard at 3 Monument Street, Freehold Township
Sweetgum
362
18' 11"
Champion
Burlington
Dennis Petrham
Fort Dix Army Base
227
108
108
From pillars at south entrance (Fort Dix Road) to Fort Dix, .4 miles up road and 235 feet into woods on the left side
Tulip Poplar
387
20' 2"
Champion
Monmouth
George Klinger & Joe Aufiero
Freehold Township
242
116
116
Off acess road along Route 9 South, Freehold Township
Osage-orange
276
14' 11"
Champion
Cape May
Lyman Hoffman
Unknown
179
77
79
Side yard at 880 Goshen Road, 2/10 of a mile from Route 47
Cucumber Magnolia
331
19' 9"
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
Princeton Township
237
75
75
Backyard of 78 Lovers Lane, Princeton
Sweetbay
99
5'
Champion
Middlesex
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
60
30
35
Rutgers Gardens near seasonal display
Red Mullberry
304
21' 7" at 4'
Champion
Camden
Albert Brown, Jr.
Albert Brown, Jr.
259
33
46
Next to driveway at 64 Old Egg Harbor Road (Christmas tree farm), off Route 73, in Sicklerville, Winslow Twp.
Blackgum
305
16' 8"
Champion
Hunterdon
Bill Sherra
Larry S. Potter
200
85
79
On property of 59 Lower Kingtown Rd, Franklin Township, behind spring house building next to road.
Ostrya virginiana
Eastern Hophornbeam
117
5' 8" @2'
Champion
Middlesex
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
68
37
47
100 feet down hill from Red Oak Lane, Going towards passion puddle, Cook College
Sourwood
161
6' 7"
Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
79
72
38
Washington Arboretum, Washington Crossing State Park, on side of arboretum
Pawlonia
254
15' 1"
Champion
Mercer
Santiago Porcella III
Unknown
181
59
54
Next to parking lot in Marquand Park off Lovers Lane, Princeton
Norway Spruce
284
14' 6"
Champion
Mercer
Santiago Porcella III
State of New Jersey
174
90
78
Next to road on north part of Princeton Battlefield, Route 206, Princeton
Black Spruce
141
5"
Champion
Sussex
Thomas Ombrello
State of New Jersey
60
73
30
High Point State Park, in the middle of Kuser natural area swamp
Shortleaf Pine
187
7' 9"
Champion
Burlington
Louis E. Hand
Girl Scouts of America
93
83
43
Camp Indawenawin on Foxchase Road side, behind building and close to the lake
Red Pine
179
7' 8"
Champion
Monmouth
Edward Fitzgerald
Brookdale Community College
92
77
40
In front of Community Resource Center, Brookdale Com. College, Newman Springs Rd., Middletown
Pitch Pine
n/a
10' 7"
Champion
Ocean
A. Morton Cooper
State of New Jersey
127
n/a
n/a
On right side of dirt access road 1000' from end of Oxycocus Road, Manahawlin.
Eastern White Pine
298
13' 8"
Co-Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
164
119
61
Washington Arboretum, Wahington Crossing State Park, In rear of arboretum
Loblolly Pine
202
7'
Co-Champion
Mercer
Evan Dilluvio
State of New Jersey
84
108
41
Washington Arboretum, Wahington Crossing State Park, In rear of arboretum
Loblolly Pine
204
8' 8"
Co-Champion
Cape May
Brett Roberts
Cape National Wildlife Refuge
104
87
53
About 1 mile down path to open area in Nature Conservancy area @ end of Woodcock Road off to the right
Virginia Pine
153
6' 2"
Co-Champion
Cumberland
Brett Roberts
NJ Fish & Game
74
67
47
Off Rte 347, up a dirt road opposite Huntersmill Rd about 1.5 miles to a bike pathoff to the left.  Down path 500 yds on left
Virginia Pine
148
7' 1"
Co-Champion
Cumberland
Stephen and Teresa Field
Overlook Cemetery
85
52
43
In the back section of Overlook Cemetery on Mill Avenue in Bridgeton.
Sycamore
435
25' 8"
Champion
Warren
Evander Howell, Ralph Coppersmith, Steve Bonamo
Sven Johnson & Son
308
97
118
Behind the Sven Johnson & Son Factory on Hardwick Street next to the river
London Planetree
259
13' 0"
Champion
Salem
Janet Sheridan
Salem City
156
81
89
At the north end of 7th Street next to the river, Salem
Eastern Cottonwood
388
22'6"
Champion
Warren
Peter Both
Friedmans
270
97
82
In center of pasture by barns on Friedman Farm, # 164 Rte. 612, Johnsonburg
Populus grandidentata
Big Tooth Aspen
175
4' 11"
Champion
Sussex
Evan Dilluvio
National Park Service
59
107
35
Upper Ridge Road 1 mile up road on left hand side, before ball fields, Delaware Water Gap NR
Black Cherry
289
15' 11" @ 2.5'
Champion
Ocean
Wayne Tonnesen
Edmund Martin
191
79
76
Behind 239 West Main Street, Tuckerton
Douglas Fir
261
12' 4"
Champion
Mercer
Santiago Porcella III
State of New Jersey
148
97
62
Behind Park Superintendent's house in Washington Crossing State Park, Route 546, Washington Crossing
White Oak
408
23' 3"
Champion
Monmouth
David C. Shaw
Baier Lustgarten Nurseries
279
105
96
.3 miles south of Rutgers Fruit Research Center sign on route 539, Upper Freehold Township.
Swamp White Oak
389
22' 5"
Champion
Sussex
Dave Johnson
County of Sussex
270
93
102
By roadside in front of North Church Professional Center, next to the intersection of Oxbow Lane and Route 631, Franklin Township.
Quercus coccinea
Scarlet Oak
286
13' 7"
Champion
Mercer
Unknown
Hamilton-West Windsor Accupuncture
163
100
92
911 State Hwy 33, Hamilton Square
Southern Red Oak
308
16' 11"
Champion
Camden
Tony Kong
Mr. Hannigan
203
86
77
Side yard of 602 Almonesson Road, Blenheim.  Location is right before crossing over into Gloucester County.
Shingle Oak
264
14' 5"
Champion
Morris
Bill Grundmann, Tamke Tree Experts
Villa Walsh Academy-Sister Helen Sholander
173
72
77
Left of the "Mansion" on Villa Walsh Academy property, Western Ave, Morristown
Quercus laurifolia
Laurel Oak
222
9' 8"
Champion
Mercer
Paul Kovalski
Trenton Psychiatric Hospital
116
89
68
On grounds of Trenton State Hospital, Sullivan Way, Trenton
Quercus lyrata
Overcup Oak
221
10' 0"
Champion
Mercer
Joseph Bird
City of Trenton
120
82
74
In front of the ranger station in Cadwalder Park, Trenton.
Quercus macrocarpa
Bur Oak
310
16' 1"
Champion
Essex
Evan Dilluvio
Orange City
193
90
109
Along Central Ave, 1/10 mile South from traffic light at Orange High School
Blackjack Oak
163
8' 0"
Champion
Burlington
Unknown
Lewis-Chester Agency, Union
96
55
47
In front of the Shady Oaks Apartment "C Building", on Route 530 (Hampton Street), 1/2 mile west of Hanover Street intersection, Pemberton.
Quercus michauxii
Swamp Chestnut Oak
317
17' 2"
Champion
Burlington
Ted & Linda Eckendorf
Ted & Linda Eckendorf
206
85
105
In back corn field at "Locust Hill Farm", 40 Retreat Road, Southampton Township, bearing 198 degrees from the rear of the small garage.
Water Oak
141
6'11"
Champion
Cape May
Lyman Hoffman
USDA-Bill Skaradek
83
44
55
By greenhouse at USDA Plant Materials Center, 1536 Route 9, Cape May Court House
Pin Oak
289
15' 1"
Champion
Warren
John, Warren Cty STC
Ed Clemmo
181
85
90
Front yard at 40 Centerville Road, Columbia
Quercus phellos
Willow Oak
368
20' 4"
Champion
Camden
Virginia Person
Virginia Person
244
99
100
Backyards at 1100 and 1102 Park Avenue, Collingswood
Chestnut Oak
348
19' 1"
Champion
Monmouth
Vince Vacarro
Vince Vacarro
229
86
131
In backyard at 250 Hillside Avenue, Atlantic Highlands
Red Oak
395
23' 2"
Champion
Bergen
Deedee Burnside
Doris Miller
278
92
100
Back yard at 737 Wyckoff Road, Wyckoff
Black Oak "Brearly Oak" 
379
20' 8"
Champion
Mercer
Frances McCarthy
3401 Princeton Pike
249
98
128
Along Princeton Pike, near intersection of Route 195, Lawrenceville, Mercer County
Robinia pseudoacacia
Black Locust
243
11' 4"
Champion
Burlington
John Kuser
Larry Kuser
136
94
51
Along left side of the first driveway from intersection at Fernbrook, Georgetown Road, Bordentown
White Willow
402
26' 1"
Champion
Sussex
Walter Fish
National Park Service
313
64
98
40 yards from edge of parking lot at end of Upper Ridge Road, Layton
Black Willow
330
19' 8"
Champion
Monmouth
Paul Kovalski
Marlboro Township
236
75
77
On edge of proposed development, about 1 mile from the end of Buck Road, Marlboro
Silky Willow
110
5' 9"
Champion
Morris
John Kuser
Willowwood Arboretum
69
32
36
200' off of right side of entrance road
Sassafrass
222
12' 2"
Champion
Warren
Joe Brucetta
Warren County Library
146
64
46
Along Second St. in front of Warren County Library in Belvidere.
Baldcypress
390
25' 3"
Champion
Salem
Charles W. Holsworth 
Carl Holladay
303
72
60
Font yard at 112 Poplar Street, Hancocks Bridge
American Basswood
334
18' 9"
Champion
Somerset
George S. Thomson
Robert Mettler
225
91
72
On property at 2303 Amwell Road, East Millstone, next to Colonial Park
Eastern Hemlock
301
13' 1"
Champion
Sussex
Evan Dilluvio
National Park Service
157
129
61
Stokes State Forest, Along brook Road, Across road from Big Flat Brook, 3 miles east of Dingmans Ferry Bridge
American Elm
307
16' 0"
Champion
Somerset
Sue Endres
Somerset County
192
85
120
On roadside in front of 1100 county road 533 (Millstone River Road), Millstone
Slippery Elm
286
15' 2"
Champion 
Sussex
Ken Karnas
Wantage Board of Education
182
80
96
Behind the Wantage Elementary School on Rt. 23, about two miles North of Sussex.


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