The utilization of various natural resources to maintain harmony of basic
elements in the environment encompasses Environmental
Plants and trees co-relate
Vaastu and environment.
Plants and trees having great importance in nature as well as in human life.
They consume many harmful gases from the 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 differs.
Vaastu Shastra guides us as to what types of plants and trees should be planted around a dwelling place to enjoy their positive properties.
The trees should be away from the building so that the shadow of any tree does not fall upon the house from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm.
Perhaps, it may obstruct the beneficial cosmic radiations found in hot sun rays.
Prohibited Trees & Plants
With Thorns: Ber, Babool, Akolh, Katari etc.
Milking: Mahua, Vata, Peepal etc.
Fruit Bearing: Aam (Mango), Jamun, Kela (Banana)
Others: Kadamb, Lemon & with Yellow flowers
Furthermore, different trees should be in different directions from the house and any particular tree should not be planted in the prohibited direction or place.
Many trees and plants can be planted in any direction.
Direction-wise Auspicious & Inauspicious locations for various trees are shown in the following table:
TREES BEARING FRUITS
VATA, AMRA(MANGO), KELA(BANANA)
GOOLAR, KELA (BANANA)
MILKING TREES AND PLANTS WITH RED FLOWERS & THORNS, PAKAD, GOOLAR, SHALMLI, VATA, PEEPAL
TREES & PLANTS WITH THORNS
Certain trees have complex roots and if planted near the building their roots will reach underneath the walls and damage the building.
Auspicious plants & trees in general:
The following trees & plants are supposed to be auspicious around a house.