The Importance of Trees in Vastu 35
Having plants and trees around the house is essential for creating an auspicious environment. Some plants are useful for us and some plants help in correcting the Vastu doshas. We should be aware of their utility. Heavy trees should not be planted in East, North and North-East in the premise or in the vicinity of the building. Planting of Peepal tree is strictly prohibited in house rather it should be planted in temples.
Utility of Different Trees
It is very auspicious to have Ashoka tree in the North. It helps to nullify the ill effects of many other plants and trees which may be present within the premises.
It is auspicious to have banana within the compound. It is extremely auspicious in the Ishan kona. If a Tulsi plant is near the banana it becomes even better. Studying under a banana tree in the Ishan is very fruitful.
Shwetark is a milk oozing plant. According to the principles of vastu, plants which ooze out milk are not suitable for the house, but shwetark is an exception. It should not be planted in the house but if it grows on its own, then it should not be pulled out, Instead it should be looked after and watered. Haldi and rice should be offered to it. With good care, it gives peace and happiness to the people living in the house. It is a belief that if a shwetark grows and flourishes in a house then that house also flourishes and prospers. That land is supposed to have secret wealth.