If you want your home to feel more like a regal estate, the Regal Prince Columnar English Oak (Quercus robur x Q. bicolor) will add an upright and stately flair to your landscape. This lovely tree transplants easily and makes an excellent street tree or accent tree to add height to your garden. This hybrid was developed in 1974 by the famed Earl Cully. It is renowned for its strength and durability.
You won't need to need to hire a professional, but your neighbors may think you did. This tree has a knack for creating a remarkable architectural landscaping effect. The Regal Prince Columnar English Oak's columnar growth habit makes it naturally appear shaped and trimmed. Its branches reach upward, giving its crown an elongated and elegant look.
The Regal Prince Columnar English Oak grows lobed, waxy green foliage in the spring which transforms to brilliant yellowish orange in the fall. Each of its leaves grows to be about 7 inches long. These glossy leaves aren't bothered by mildew.
And you won't have to treat this 'regal prince' like royalty. It's easy to care for and tolerates a wide range of soils that other oaks cannot thrive in. The Regal Prince Columnar English Oak does perform best in full sun, but it can tolerate dry, wet, sandy, acidic, or clay soil.
If you want a regal oak, but you don't want to devote your entire yard to a typical oak's horizontal branches, the Regal Prince Columnar English Oak is a perfect choice.
Plant a row of these along your street for a well-manicured effect. Or plant one as an accent among shorter, bushy plants which make for a great contrast to its height. This sturdy oak tree it perfect for delineating your property from your neighbor's or when planted close together, as a privacy screen. It will even help reduce road or nearby construction noise.
Don't miss out on the royal opportunity to add a Regal Prince Columnar English Oak to your landscape. This low-maintenance oak grows well and performs like a true prince.
|Botanical Name||Quercus robur x Q. bicolor|
|Mature Height||30 - 40 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|