Dryopteris sieboldii

Siebold’s wood fern

Fern Facts


Hardiness (USDA zones): 6-9

Size: 18" - 30"

Size (cm): 46cm-76cm

Height and Spread: Medium - 1' to 3' in height or spread in 5 years

Water Needs: Drought Tolerant

Origin: China, Japan, Taiwan


This slow colonizer—with its leathery and subtly blue fronds—likes to spread in dappled woodland shade.  Once established, it’s quite drought tolerant, and it has a marked preference for heat.  New fronds appear later in the season.

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