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A tree topper: Salem Oak largest species of its kind in N.J.

In this New Jersey.com article, Jerome Ocker, sales arborist for Davey's King of Prussia office, tells readers that this magnificent tree is worth maintaining for many years to come. 

Posted: Sept. 29, 2016 

By Bill Gallo Jr.

It's taken several hundred years, but the mighty Salem Oak has made it to No. 1.

The landmark tree on West Broadway is now ranked as the largest white oak tree in New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

But being ranked No. 1 in the state did come at a price. What had once been declared the largest white oak in the state in Freehold, Monmouth County, died last year, according to NJDEP Spokesman Larry Hajna.

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