Plate showing an ancient crooked and truncated oak with a split bark leaving the sapwood exposed. The King Oak was described as follows by the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland:
The largest and oldest oak tree in Windsor Forest, ‘the King Oak,’ measures 26 feet in circumference at 4 feet from the ground.
- ^ Transactions of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 4th series, vol. XIII. Edinburgh: 1881, p. 216-217.