Scientific Name: Quercus x warei 'Long'
Common Name: Regal Prince oak
Family Name: Fagaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 10 - 15m x 5 - 7m (height x width)
Habit: Stiffly upright, Twiggy
Form: Columnar, Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Screening, Shade tree, Small garden/space, Specimen plant, Street (boulevard tree), Summer interest, Tall background
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Elliptic, Obovate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Green-yellow, Apr
Fruit: Nut, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Upright habit, fastigiate; leaves elliptic before maturing mostly obovate, 10-16cm long x 6-9cm wide, lobes more shallow but similar to Garry oak, dark green on top and whitish on the underside. Winter ID: fastigiate shape; twigs grooved, grey-brown, buds ovoid, about 2mm long; leaf scars half-round with about 6 scattered bundle scars