Regal Prince English Oak

Quercus 'Regal Prince'

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Regal Prince English Oak (Quercus 'Regal Prince') at Millcreek Nursery Ltd

Regal Prince English Oak

Regal Prince English Oak

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Regal Prince English Oak (Quercus 'Regal Prince') at Millcreek Nursery Ltd

Regal Prince English Oak foliage

Regal Prince English Oak foliage

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Height:  40 feet

Spread:  15 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Other Names:  Truffle Oak


A tall and stately hybrid oak with a symmetrical narrowly oval form; green leaves that turn brown in Fall; extremely tough and adaptable, faster growing than other oaks; performs best in a sheltered spot

Ornamental Features

Regal Prince English Oak has dark green deciduous foliage on a tree with an oval habit of growth. The lobed leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour.

Landscape Attributes

Regal Prince English Oak is a dense deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting squirrels to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Regal Prince English Oak is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Shade
  • Vertical Accent

Planting & Growing

Regal Prince English Oak will grow to be about 40 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live to a ripe old age of 300 years or more; think of this as a heritage tree for future generations!

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

This plant is not reliably hardy in our region, and certain restrictions may apply; contact the store for more information.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Shade  Articulation 
Winter Value  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features