White House Christmas tree from New Jersey

The Wyckoff family of Warren County was honored on August 10th when its 8′ Blue Spruce was named the Grand Champion in the “Tree of the Year Contest.” This award is presented by the National Christmas Tree Association and now this New Jersey tree farm will provide the Christmas tree for this holiday season in the White House Blue Room.

This is the first time a NJ Christmas tree grower has won the national award. This award is a credit to the quality of products grown on this family farm.

The Wyckoff family 172-acre farm is in its 6th and 7th generations. They have about 55 acres of Christmas trees, with about 5,000 trees available for sale this year. Many varieties of evergreen trees are available for the fresh tree market.

Last year this tree farm family donated 100 trees for the “Trees for Troops Campaign,” a charity program that donates live Christmas trees to service members and their families. They also donated 20 trees to the NORWESCAP Family Success Center in Phillipsburg for families facing hard times in that area. (This information was released by the NJ Department of Agriculture.)

Congratulations to this “Jersey Grown” tree farm family!

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