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Vaastu Tips for Plants and Garden


The plants play significant role in activating positive energy in to our daily life. In most of the houses, we find indoor plants, lucky bamboo, these plants add a different look to the interiors, and bring positive energy in that house.

Vaastu Shastra is the ancient science and using that we can bring positivity, good luck and happiness in the house. Adhering Vaastu tips for Plants, we can decorate their house nicely and have a Stress free Life style.

Here are some Vaastu Tips for Plants to make your house green, and attractive Garden with nice plantation.


Moreover, it looks natural and exotic! However, there are certain rules to keep the plants in the correct direction to bring prosperity, happiness, wealth and good luck to inmates and to keep away negative energy from that house.

Indoor  House plants not only add to the artistic movement to the house but also maintains the room temperature by adding moisture to the air and reduces airborne bacteria.Tulsi for Vaastu Dosh

Tulsi: Tulsi or basil is a very auspicious plant according to Ethics in Hindu. Worshiping this plant regularly can bring prosperity in that house.

One important thing is to remember that, if your house is having any Vaastu Dosh, then this holy plant never grows in its natural form.  

As per Vaastu Shastra, keep this plant at North, Northeast or Eastern side of the house.

Living room:

  • beautify your living room with cascading and crawling indoor plants. Such plants reduce the imbalance of protruding or sharp columns, corners or pillars
  • Avoid thorny plants in the compound of house which may be unlucky
  • Avoid milky trees within the four walls of the compound, which may leads to unhealthiness to family members
  • For one and another reason always avoid Cactus and thorny plants inside the four walls of compound
  • According to Vaastu Shastra never plant big trees like, Banyan or Peepal in Northeast or East of the house
  • Fruit plants must be planted in the east direction. Avoid growing of bonsai plant in and around the house. Growing of Money plant, Lemon, Lotus, and Jasmine are lucky plants according to Vastu Shastra.
  • Except money plant any other plants cannot be grown inside the bedroom, otherwise that could attract bad luck.

Bamboo Tree Meaning


Generally, growing bamboo is supposed to bring luck and protection from evil powers to House and to the inmates of that house. Small stalks of bamboo popular as “Lucky Bamboo” we can have that separately or in bunch for household or in office use.vaastu tips for plants and garden

The rapid growth and healthy life of this plant is associated with good luck and wealth. The straight green plant also symbolizes the success, prosperity and protection from evil. This plant will grow toward a source of light

A different arrangement represents different properties of bamboo plant.

  • Three stalks: for happiness
  • Five stalks: signify good health
  • Six stalks: connote harmony.

For prosperity, bamboo should be grouped in Eight, 18, 28 or 38 stalks.

Quick look at some of the trees, plants with their auspicious and inauspicious directions in the Plot or Gardens.





 Trees bearing fruits like Banana Mango

Vata , Peepal



Nimba , Pakad



Aam (mangao), Banana tree, Vata



Kela (Banana) , Goolar


Anaar (pomegranate)

Pakad, Goolar, Shalmli, Vata, Peepal , Milking trees, Plants with thorns and red flowers






Trees  and plants with thorns 



Kela (banana) tree


Decorative plants, lawns and gardens have to be designed in lowering part of the plot i.e. in North or East directions along with a waterfall not exceeding at height of 3-4 feet.

Designing a Swimming pool, inside the garden must be only in the Northeast or North direction. Swimming pool in the Northwest, Southwest, South, Southeast direction is not recommended at any cost. And Swimming pool should not be even in the center of the garden. 


338 Comments to Vaastu Tips for Plants and Garden

  1. Mittal says:


    Could you please advice where do we plant the Parijat and Champa plant? My entrance of he house is in North.

  2. Rashmi says:

    Hello guruji
    I m living in flat on 9th floor I have two balcony in my flat. My main entrance is on south East corner of my house. My one big balcony that is 120sqft is on southwest and one is on North East that is small one 40 soft. I have planted Tamato, tulsi, Bell pepper, bottle gourd, chilly, Lettuce, mint, coriander, spinach, Origano, desi gulab and other vegetables, herbs, in my southwest balcony. And I kept two 50lt water tanks on south West corner for drip irrigation. Is is OK. To make vegetable garden with drip irrigation on southwest balcony. And please tell me which plant we can keep in North East balcony for good luck, positive effect and good health. Please help me. I m very confused. Which colour should I use in south West balcony for pots and wall.

    Please Reply please advice me whether I m doing wrong or right plz tell me is drip irrigation is OK or not in south West side.

    • admin says:

      Any green plantation with water tanks in South-west is a defect. Please call me on 9494214400

  3. DIP says:

    Dear Sirji.
    Recently we have book a 1 BHK flat for rent in 2nd floor (total floor 5). The main door is south facing. Balcony is in south side. A branch of a fig tree(dumur) is touching in our bedroom balcony. The tree is outside boundary of the apartment. Is it ok. Kitchen is towards south facing between bedroom and hall.

  4. Ravikant says:

    1. My house has East opening, one flat on floor and wall in front of door.
    2. Kitchen with Small balcony connected at East-South corner with balcony door at south side.
    3. I have plant in pot in my east – south facing balcony corner. (Bamboo, Money plant, flowers, Tulshi..etc)
    4. Flat layout is master Bedroom at North -East corner, Kids bedroom at North-west corner, Kitchen East-South corner, Hall South – west corner. Do this vastu is ok or it has any dosh.
    If any how do I correct it or give the remedies pls.

  5. brij says:

    my home has main door to south and gallery to east where should i keep money plant and plz suggest me i have earnings also but as it comes it go also

  6. anju says:

    Dear guruji
    i have bedroom in nw direction, what remedies could be done to remove vastu dosh???

  7. deepshikha jain says:

    can I keep parvtiya aak ka ped at home , and in which direction

  8. Arun says:

    Sir,I live in a village of house is west facing.before 3 years i constructed my new house and still it is not completed.whereas i tried always to make it complete.i also noticed that all my money is wasting in other ways…
    plz help me out to make my home as soon as possible.

  9. jeevraj bhati says:


  10. rashmita says:

    namasthe guruji,
    i want to know about the water filled sankh, the moment i fill it with water, it gets drained from hole inside the tail, water doesnt stay, then what should i do?

  11. Manoj Kumar says:

    Namastey Guruji,

    I have two place for money plant. where I pace money plant ?, in my bedroom (is north-west) Or my kitchen is southern with attached balcony (balcony in south)

  12. Suresh says:

    I have planted cactus plant in north side(left side) of the main entrance.

    Also,we have a small grinding mill (giving service to public for earning our livelihood ) in North West.

    Is everything correct ?

    • admin says:

      Keeping Cactus inside the house is a defect
      Grinding Mill should be in South-east

  13. shobha says:

    Should anar( pomegranate ) plant kept in the house I have it in the east direction….ppl told mr its nit favourable in the house

  14. soni says:

    Namaste Guru ji
    I live in an apartment so open space is an issue I have planted tulsi plant and banana plant and I worship them regularly but as per the article it says east n north east is good positions bt I have only one balcony which is in north west one small open place is there in north east bt they are the back sides of our bathroom which I feel is nt right coz our exhaust our towards that direction pls guide.. can I keep it where I m keeping it or any other small remedie that we can do for good results.

  15. what are the best flowers or plants to be planted in the south east?

  16. sheelu says:

    Can we grow alovera at home .is it auspicious?

  17. Rajesh says:

    I have constructed a house in north east corner. But there was more vacant space in the west for gardening. I have created a barrier wall in between my house and compound wall with a gate.

  18. Shaiilajzzaw says:

    Guruji. My friend gave me laughing budda but from then we were financially came down what to do can I give her back the same budda

  19. Sahil Dhull says:

    i have a peepal tree in north west of my house is it good or bad.. please guide me

  20. karthik m chavan says:

    namasthe guruji
    i have bought lotus plant can i keep it inside pooja room or should i keep it anywhere inside house please reply?

  21. Raghavendra says:

    Namaste guruji
    I have constructed house main door is west (west facing site) water tank above car parking.I have small space in north side of house. I have grown lemon tree in north east .kindly let me which plant to be grown for good prosperity,health and peace.? There also space outside house .which plant can be grown there? Kindly reply

  22. lucky says:

    Which flower plant can be planted in the garden ?

  23. Jitendra Brahmbhatt says:

    Our plot east west and north south is corner facing ..which wall we can consider as east west north south

  24. Aniruddha Gupta says:

    Can I have Chilli( Mirchi) plant in my flat? If so then in which direction?

  25. Sasi says:

    Hi Sir,

    I have a west facing apartment on 2nd floor of 5 story building, with balconeys on north-east,east and south-east. Building is facing towards east. for my apartment there is extension of floor Outside EAST and North-east balconies which is top part of building name holding beam. Im planning to place some plants in that extended area. please suggest if i can place small plants here.

  26. Reshu Gupta Rajvanshi says:

    I Live in a rented house and have unavoidable provision on keeping plants. I have thought a lot but I can not place plants in east north or north east direction as they are blocked. The only direction left is south. Can i place indoor plants in south direction of the house.

  27. Bobby says:

    Hello guruji,
    My flat entrance is in west direction of the house. I kept laughing buddha opp of my entrance? My living room is in south direction of the house n money plant n bamboo is in the south east of the living room. Pls let me kno if there shd be any changes in plant n laughing buddha positions. Thank u

  28. Where to plant jackfruit plant in a house sir …pranam

  29. Ajay Bhan says:

    I stay on 3rd floor. can i keep money plant out side the gate of my house ? pls guide…

  30. Milind Jadhav says:

    Hello Guruji,

    I have a south facing row house & my main door entrance is on SE.. Pl adv Whr shud i keep my money plant?? Also i kept my shoe rack on SW corner.. is it ok.. Pl adv.

    Thnks / Milind Jadhav

    • admin says:

      Money plant in South-east is OK. Shoe rack should be in North-west

      • Milind Jadhav says:

        thnks for ur rply guruji.. but as per my south facing room i kept Toilet bathroom at NW Corner.. nw i hv balance space in SW Corner.. pl adv whr shud i keep my shoe rack? Is thr any prob of i kept my shoe rack on SW Corner as my house facing is SOUTH.. Pl help. Thanks

        • Milind Jadhav says:

          Dear Guruji, pl reply on my last request…

          • Milind Jadhav says:

            Guruji, is it ok if i’ll keep my shoe rack on SW Corner? As u said i cant keep my shoe rack in NW corner as my toilet is placed there. Pl adv wht shud i do? Can i keep my shoe rack on SW corner? MY house is South facing house n main door os on SE corner.. Pl advice urgently. Thanks Milind Jadhav..

        • admin says:

          You can keep shoe rack in SW area

  31. vivek says:

    hellow guruji
    beside of the gate west corner i have planted
    banana tree , drum stick tree, and guava tree
    is this correct
    please reply guruji

  32. Prasannasimha Rao says:

    My house is facing south, road. Behind on d north side i a small temple complex. Gahesha, Shiva parvathi facing east and venkatesha, Lakshmi, Maruthi facing north
    The shade of gopuram does not fall on d house. North side of house is covered by big wall of the temple. Is there any vastudosha

  33. rajesh says:

    Can arjun tree instal at home garden

  34. Mittal says:

    Namaste What email address do i send you my house plan on ?

  35. Kavitha Kavitha says:

    Namste guruji,we r staying in 1st floor .can we keep some decorative flower plants East direction wall on upstairs .because we have small garden on dat wall .

  36. Rajamani says:

    We have Neem tree in South West corner. But beyond compound wall. Our house faces West. Is it good?

  37. Satyabrata Sahoo says:

    Can I plant red chilly plant in a pot at north east side.

  38. arun says:

    Hi guruji,
    My house is north faced.I have planned to plant a flower plants in northeast corner (in side compound) it is OK or not. What are the plants are advisable?

    Thanks & Regards,

  39. Monika says:

    Namaste guru ji please let me know which direction can we keep banana plant as I have a balcony in North direction

  40. kammini s says:

    Jaisiyaram, is it good or bad to grow a lot of bamboo trees in front of house?

  41. madhu says:

    Namastae Guruji,
    I recently bought Twisted Bamboo to home. have placed it in Hall (East corner), where our main door is west facing. is it right way to place there ? first of all Twisted bamboo is it good to have it in home. please guide. Thanks

  42. vishal says:

    Sir, I have adenium, gulab & yellow flower plants near to entrance of main door to entry of house in big size cement pots. I have one crown of thorn plant & rubber plant in my garden in south west direction of house. Is it ok or to remove these plants ?

  43. sujoy mallick says:

    Sirji, I purchased a flat (1 bhk). where NE corner toilet, East side kitchen, south bedroom, full south balcony, entrance from west, SW staircase, NW lift. overhead tank SOUTH, Septic tank/underground tank at NE. I got remedies for toilet from your site, I am worried mainly about flat is south open, Could U provide any other remedies ???

  44. sushmita says:

    Namasted guruji
    Im living in a rented flat with my husband and daughter….my master bedroom is in south east which I know is wrong but plz give me remedies in spite of changing the house……..
    I have two balconies one south east another south west which one is good for plants……im planting shami . Banana. Tulsi… hibiscus

  45. gaurav says:

    Can i plant banboo or money plant in bathroom?

  46. Sudesh Sharma says:

    I am staying in staff quarters,
    Which direction is best to plant a shami tree,
    Should it be in pot or on ground,

  47. Ravinder says:

    is it possible to place bamboo plan 38 stick togeather in north or north east direction.
    what would be positive and negative effects.
    pls revert

  48. Rohan Sharma says:

    I want to plant aloe vera. Can I plant this beside outside of my house? and in which direction. Please advise.

  49. Pooja Rane says:

    Namaste Guruji,
    I wanted to plant methi seeds and corriandar seeds in the balcony of my house to be used in cooking.
    I have heard we can not plant them inside the house as it is inauspicious. Is it so?
    Also please let me know if I can plant them in the house, in which corner or direction should I plant it.


  50. durga prasad bss says:

    namaste! guruji! i am living in a flat having main entrance on NE side and our master bed room is on SW corner. While coming out of master bed room (door) we are facing east.Can I keep palm tree beside master bed door if so in which color pot? and can I keep bamboo tree NE part of my flat ? pl advice….

  51. Pushpa says:

    Can we keep tulsi plant in west side of my house?

  52. Ishita says:

    I want to plant an aloe vera plant, my mother says it is not good to plant it, where can i plant it, in which direction?
    And also is it okay to plant ginger, coriander and mint plants in the house?

    • Ishita says:

      Also can u tell me is it okay if i plant aloe vera on rooftop (chatt)?

    • admin says:

      Alovers plant is not allowed in the house. You can plant Ginger, Coriendar and Mint in the house

  53. Should green chilly n aloe vera plant b kept at home?

  54. mahi says:

    I have aloe vera plant, please tell me AT what direction should we place it ?

  55. Gyan Bikash Ghosh says:

    my house is north facing, two bilva(beil) tree present in the center of north direction inside the plot front of my building. Bilva tree was planted by my previous owner of my house. what should I do???

  56. Simul Patel says:

    We have Banyan tree in south west direction. Is it good to have it in that direction or it will be inauspicious ??

  57. h b shah says:

    i have alovera plant in south -west direction at ground floor garden,Is it give advice

  58. Anshu says:

    where to grow bamboo tree in the house

  59. Priyesh says:

    There is a oleander plant in the north of my house is it ok to have that plant in north. One of my friend told me to ripe it off as it brings bad luck should i do that…. help me

  60. Vk dhingra says:

    thorny plants are not grown in house, but it is said Lemon and Pomegrenate is an exception, is it true. Mention more detsiled information. However preliminery information is fine.

  61. Vk dhingra says:

    Vk dhingra ph. 9810350100

  62. Vk dhingra says:

    Which direction should be Lemon tree.

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