Dryopteris celsa

Fern, Log

$ 11.95

Item #: 1081
Pot Size: full quart


Plant Description

The Log Fern is a rare fern scattered from Georgia to Arkansas and in Michigan. It is a fertile tetraploid hybrid between the southern Dryopteris ludoviciana (Southern Shield Fern) and the northern D. goldiana (Goldies Wood Fern). It has firm-textured, oblong, almost twice cut fronds 3 to 4 feet tall and 8 inches wide. It makes beautiful stately clumps. It forms slowly expanding clumps that are evergreen in the south. It wants shade and good moist soil.

 

Characteristics

Good Fall Color

Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Evergreen

Semi Evergreen

Plant Type

Fern,

Light Exposure

Full shade, Mostly shady,

Soil Condition

Organic,

Moisture Tolerance

Moderately moist, Moist,

Size

full quart

 

 

Height

36 or taller, 24 to 36,

Typical Height

36in

Spread

24in

Zones

5, 6, 7, 8, 9