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Dryopteris celsa
Dryopteris celsa
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Dryopteris celsa

Log Fern

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 9.030.130

Log Fern is native to the Southeastern USA, growing naturally in moist woodlands and swamps. Plants form a tall clump of arching triangular green fronds with a glossy finish. Remains semi-evergreen in mild winter regions. Clumps are well behaved and not at all invasive. Excellent as a specimen in the woodland garden. Prefers acidic soils.

Further details for
Dryopteris celsa

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
Soil pH
  Neutral or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Wild Flower
   90-120 cm
   35-47 inches
   60-75 cm
   23-29 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.