Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’
Scientific name: Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’
Common name: Osaka Bird’s Nest Fern, Japanese Bird’s Nest Fern, Spleenwort
Natural habitat: Asplenium antiquum is native to several regions in Asia, including Japan, China, Taiwan, and parts of Southeast Asia.
Soil: compost-enriched, moist, and slightly acidic, well-draining
Light: partial shade to bright light, but not strong direct sun
Watering: do not let dry out between waterings
Hardiness: not lower than 16°C (60°F)
Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’ is a popular choice for both its decorative appeal and suitability as a bathroom plant. This cultivated variety of the Japanese Bird’s Nest Fern adds a touch of elegance and lushness to any indoor space, particularly in the warm and humid environment of a bathroom.
With its upright rosette of long, shiny green leaves that feature ruffled and wavy edges, Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’ is a true delight for plant enthusiasts. Its distinctive appearance brings a sense of sophistication and natural beauty to your home, making it a sought-after addition to your houseplant collection.
One of the remarkable attributes of Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’ is its adaptability to bathroom environments. Known for thriving in warm and humid spots, this fern is ideally suited for a steamy bathroom. It not only adds a refreshing touch of greenery but also benefits from the naturally increased moisture levels found in these spaces.
Beyond its aesthetic appeal, caring for Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’ is relatively easy. Place it in a fairly bright location away from direct sunlight to ensure its well-being. Regular misting with a spray bottle or placing it near a source of humidity will help recreate the ideal conditions it enjoys in its natural habitat.
Indulge in the beauty and practicality of Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’ as a charming addition to your bathroom. Elevate the ambiance of this personal sanctuary, creating a serene oasis where nature thrives and relaxation blossoms. Experience the enchantment of this fern and enjoy the benefits of having a stunning and functional bathroom plant.
We ship them without the soil, treated and packed according to phytosanitary requirements.
Terms & Conditions
- ePackage: Thai Royal Mail + your national postal service. Available for orders under 4.4lbs (2kg). Normally it takes 10-14 days;
- EMS: Expedited shipping. It takes also 10-14 days;
- Dragon Courier: Covered with our Live Arrival Guarantee. Dragon Courier ships out of Thailand and do the custom clearing, which makes it passing quicker through the customs. Then they hand it over to DHL or UPS for domestic delivery. The package is always stored in the room temperatures even winter time. Shipments take 5-6 working days for Europe and Canada, and 5-8 days for the USA.
- Correct address and contact details of recipient - We should have been provided with correct address and contact details including cell number and email. The shipment must be sent to the correct delivery address, and not forwarded to another address. P.O.Box is not acceptable as the shipping address.
- First delivery attempt - The shipment must be received on the first delivery attempt, or be picked up the day of the first delivery attempt. If you miss the delivery and the package is delayed a day or more because of it, we will not accept responsibility for any losses. It is your responsibility to check the tracking number for delivery, even if courier does not leave a "pink slip" notifying you they tried to deliver the package.
- Clear photo provided within 24 hours – You need to send us a clear picture or video of the full plant in issue with its name, explaining what’s going on within 24 hours upon receipt.
- Package was shipped by Dragon Courier – In case you choose postal E-package, eCommerce Express or EMS, you accept the risk and no compensation will be issued.
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Importer Permit USA There is a limit of 12 plants you can import without having importer permit issued to you by USDA. If your order is more than 12 plants, please email us your importer permit after ordering. If you don't have one you can get it here. On the top of that page you will see a drop-down named “Ready to Apply?” and “Select an option”. Select there option “PPQ-587” and proceed with the application. It is easy and free online procedure. You don't need the importer permit for orders up to 12 plants.
Other countries For other shipped countries no importer permit is needed for any amount of plants.
- Disinfect the plant 2 days before shipping;
- Remove soil on day of shipment;
- Clean roots with water until ALL soil is removed;
- Spray 0.03% imidacloprid over plants and dry 30 min;
- OR dip roots for 3 minutes in fungicide and Confidor solution (get sucked up by the plant);
- After that we place all in drying room for 45 min;
- Then we add sterile sphagnum to the roots and wrap this in plastic bag;
- We wrap roots in plastic bag and wrap plant in special designed, clean paper for export, and pack;
- We use new, never used card board boxes, that are tested and approved by ALL Global airfreight standards and ISO requirements.
Specification: Asplenium antiquum ‘Osaka’