10 Best Lucky Plants in India for the Garden

Last Updated: 16.01.2024
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Here are some of the best lucky plants in India that you can grow in your garden to invite positive vibes all around for a soothing atmosphere.

Various religions and cultures consider some plants auspicious. Growing them in the garden brings an element of fortune, and this has helped them to gain a lot of popularity recently. Here are the best lucky plants in India for the garden.

Best Lucky Plants in India

1. Tulsi (Holy Basil)

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Botanical Name: Ocimum tenuiflorum

People consider Tulsi a highly sacred plant, and people worship it as a goddess in Hinduism. Besides, it has great significance in Vaastu – the plant also attracts good fortune and positive vibes. 

2. Neem

Top Lucky Garden PlantsBotanical Name: Azadirachta indica

Belonging to the goddess Durga, known for protection and healing powers, the Neem tree also possesses many medicinal qualities. In addition, people believe that its presence shields the home from sickness and misfortune.

3. Banana TreeLucky Plants in India 2

Botanical Name: Musaceae

In many parts of India, people worship the Banana tree, considering it an integral part of various religious festivals. People believe it represents Lord Vishnu and is said to bring health and peace of mind.

4. Peepal Tree (Sacred Fig)

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Botanical Name: Ficus religiosa

It holds great significance in Buddhism and Hinduism, often linked with Lord Buddha and Lord Vishnu. Additionally, Indian people believe that gods live in the Peepal tree, and having it around is seen as lucky, bringing good fortune and fulfilling wishes.

5. Coconut TreeGarden's Luckiest Plants

Botanical Name: Cocos nucifera

In Hindu stories, the Coconut tree is like a magical wish-fulfilling tree called ‘Kalpavriksha.’ In addition, people think it stands for Lord Shiva and is useful in different ceremonies.

In addition, the coconut itself is seen as a sign of good luck and prosperity.

6. Mango Tree

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Botanical Name: Mangifera indica

The Mango tree is another auspicious plant in Hindu beliefs, often belongs to love and fertility. It is said to be a favorite of Lord Ganesha, and its leaves are used in various religious ceremonies to ensure good luck and blessings.

7. Ashoka Tree

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Botanical Name: Saraca asoca

The Ashoka tree is a symbol of love and happiness. It’s considered special and linked to Lord Kamadeva, the god of love. Additionally, people think it can take away sadness, bring joy, and you often find it near temples.

8. Money Plant

Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Money plant, or pothos, is thought to bring wealth and good luck, while purifying the air with minimal care. Keeping one at home is believed to contribute to success in personal and professional endeavors.

9. Lotus

Botanical Name: Nelumbo

Lotus, a symbol of wealth and spirituality, brings good luck at home and is linked with Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Buddha. Placing it in the north-east, north, or east of your garden is ideal for prosperity, while it can also be kept indoors for its auspicious and medicinal value.

10. Rose

Botanical Name: Rosa rubiginosa

Roses, known for love and passion, are also considered lucky and healing in Feng Shui. Different colors carry various energies – red for love, yellow for happiness, and white for peace. Placing rose plants, especially in the south-west, according to Vastu Shastra, removes negativity and raises the social standing of the homeowner.

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