When it comes to oaks, you want one that you can admire day after day as you watch it grow in your yard. The Regal Prince Oak (Quercus robur x bicolor 'Long') is one of those oaks. With ravishing green foliage with a silvery underside and a unique upright columnar form, this oak will earn its spot in your yard and your admiration.
How did the Regal Prince Oak earn its name? It comes from a lineage of royalty among oaks: the Upright English Oak and the Swamp White Oak.
It's easy to see what makes the Regal Prince Oak stand out among other oaks. It grows tall in an upright pillar-like form. It will grow to be a giant, so choose a spot in your yard carefully. It will reach its full height over the course of decades and does transplant well, though.
The Regal Prince Oak torches the sky with an autumnal blaze once fall arrives. It smolders at a golden yellow for a few weeks before igniting into a rapturous red.
If you love wildlife, the Regal Prince Oak will turn your yard into an amusement park for squirrels, chipmunks, birds, and pollinators. Increase the fun by hanging a bird feeder on a branch and using your binoculars to keep track of what species visit this royal oak.
Most gardeners adore the Regal Prince Oak's ability to thrive in poor soils such as clay and sandy soils. It prefers full sun and will soon shade out what's around it, so plan for a shade garden in the near future. Although, as a more upright oak, it won't drown your entire yard.
This regal tree makes a lovely specimen or an addition to your pastures, although you will want to keep an eye on your acorns if you have cows around.
Order a kingly oak with a flair for the dramatic. The Regal Prince Oak is ready to make your yard its palace. Disclaimer: no crown included.
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Bower and Branch|
|Botanical Name||Quercus robur x bicolor 'Long'|
|Mature Height||40 - 45 feet|
|Mature Spread||15 - 18 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Flower Color||Green Catkins|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|