for Plants & Trees
People like to have a small garden in the front as
well as at the back of the Site. Vaastu Shastra lays
down guidelines on all aspects of house designing,
including the planting of auspicious trees and
plants around the house. As Vastu is a science,
there is logical, scientific explanation for Each
and every guideline.
Vaastu Shastra guides us as to what types of plants
and trees should be planted around a dwelling place
to enjoy their positive properties.
By planting and growing plants, and trees, the family will be
nothing but heavenly Elements,
Trees bless us with all power related to our peaceful living
Trees & plants should be planted during the bright
half, i.e., close to full moon. Seeds - Saplings
should first be planted in clay pots and only later
placed in the ground. This enables them to grow
Some plants and trees are prohibited in living place
due to their release of negative vibes which
are harmful. Interrelation with science and
Plants and trees having great importance in nature
as well as in human life. They consume many harmful
gases from the Environment air to make their food
and thus clean the environment. Also they release
certain gases through breathing. However, the nature
of gases released by different trees and plants
It is always good to grow a Tulasi plant on one’s
property. Tulasi should be located on the north,
northeast, or east sides of the house, or in front
of the house. Trees should not be planted directly
in front of the house’s main entrance. There should
be an even number of trees on one’s property, not an
Tall, heavy Trees should be planted on the south or
west sides of the house being heavy which enhances
the energy of north east & tall, heavy trees stops
Small, Light Trees Should be planted on North, North
It is not good to plant a tall tree on the north,
northeast, or east sides of a building. The trees
should be away from the building so that the shadow
of any tree does not fall upon the house As it may
obstruct the beneficial cosmic radiations.
Auspicious plants & trees in general :
Draksha Naagar Arishta
Gulab Panas Aprajita
Bakul Jayanti Phalini
Chameli Keshar Shaal
Chandan Ketki Taal-Makhana
Champa Malti Vacha
Prohibited Trees & Plants:
With Thorns : Ber, Babool, Akolh, Katari etc.
Milking : Mahua, Vata, Peepal etc.
Fruit Bearing : Aam (Mango), Jamun, Kela
Others : Kadamb, Lemon & with Yellow flowers
LAWNS AND WATER BODIES-
Lawns should be in the East or the North. If
there is a swimming pool in the garden, A small
water-fall or a water body can be constructed in
the North-East corner. so that the people using the
pool benefit from the sun rays and also the water
will get purified by the U.V rays of the Sunlight.
Direction-wise Auspicious & Inauspicious Trees Hindi
East: Vata, Peepa,l Trees Bearing Fruits
South: Goolar, Pakad,Nimba
West: Peepal, Vata, Amra (Mangao), Kela
North: Pakad, Goolar, Kela (Banana)
South-East: Anaar (Pomegranate), Milking
Trees, Red Flowers trees, Thorny plants, Pakad,
Goolar, Shalmli, Vata, Peepal
South-West: Imli, Kadamba
North-West: Beil Trees & Plants With Thorns
North-East: Amla & Kela (Banana)
Certain trees have complex roots and if planted near
the building their roots will reach underneath the
walls and damage the building.
A List Of Good Trees To Plant: Coconut, Neem,
Betal, Sandalwood, Lemon, Pineapple, Bilva, Almond,
Jackfruit, Pomegranate, Mango, Amla, And Katha.
Banyan And Pipal (Aswatha) Are Sacred Trees They
Should Usually Only Be Planted Near A Temple Or At A
Creepers or other plants should not be grown by
using the building or compound wall as support.
Creepers should only be grown in a garden,
with flowers except yellow flowers should be planted
if you wish to
and they should have their own independent supports.
Fruit bearing Trees like Aam, Jamun, Kela; milk
bearing trees like Mahua, Peeple, Vata; and thorn
plants like babool, ber, katari etc are prohibited
to plant in house as they are inauspicious for homes
and effect health of occupants.
sculptures and rock gardens should be located on the
southwest side of the house because they are heavy.
Thorny plants should not be planted near the house.
Cactus should not be planted at all. Thorny plants
other than roses have a negative energy. Ideally all
thorny plants should be pulled up and destroyed.