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Dryopteris celsa
Common Name: Log Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Dryopteris celsa
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Dryopteris x celsa, or log fern, is a naturally occuring hybrid of D. goldiana and D. ludoviciana which is commonly found growing on rotting logs. Its vertical 3 to 4 foot evergreen to semi-evergreen fronds are a lustrous green against its dark central stipe (stem).


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Woodland floor at low elevations.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom Time 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Full - Part Sun Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Wet  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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