The Nepali New Year 2079 has already started. And, every New Year, we wish for good luck and a fresh start in life.
So, why not get some lucky indoor plants this year?
Plants have been a classic good luck charm in many cultures, especially for New Year’s gifts. They are a living symbol of fresh beginnings and positivity. As per Feng Shui and Vastu practices, some indoor plants are believed to enhance your luck, happiness, and harmony in relationships. They not only bring luck and beautify your space but also make an amazing gift for any occasion to wish your loved ones.
Here’s your chance for a fresh start and to bring luck into your space by getting the following 5 lucky indoor plants.
As its name suggests, Lucky bamboo is commonly known for attracting good luck and prosperity. Its long stalk with a spiral at the top represents growth, flexibility, and nobility.
In Chinese traditions, it’s believed that different numbers of stalks have different meanings. If you’re gifting lucky bamboo, then make sure to include the following number of stalks that represents the type of blessings you wish for the recipient:
This lucky plant does best in bright indirect sunlight and moist soil or water (filtered or distilled). For healthy growth in water, water should be changed every week.
The money tree is an ideal indoor plant for your office or workspace, as it’s commonly associated with financial abundance and prosperity. Its braided slender stems and bright leaves make this plant an attractive addition to your workspace.
People believe it traps fortune within the folds of its braided stems. Typically, it’s found with five leaves representing the five elements of balance; Earth, Wind, Water, Fire, and Metal. Seven leaves are rare to be found and said to bring great luck to the owner’s space.
In addition to being lucky, the money tree is also one of the air-purifying plants recommended by NASA that remove airborne pollutants from the house such as Xylene, Benzene, etc.
It is a low-maintenance plant, requiring indirect sunlight and watering every 1 to 2 weeks.
Parlor palm is a popular indoor palm known to attract positive energy, good luck, and peace to the residents. This mini-palm with deep green foliage is a good pick to add tropical vibes to your indoor spaces. Moreover, it is also one of NASA’s most effective plants that filter toxins like formaldehyde and benzene from the air.
This versatile plant can grow happily by your window or any corner of your room as it can tolerate low to bright indirect light and only needs water every 1 to 2 weeks.
The peace lily is a well-known gifting plant for family and friends to wish them peace and support. Feng Shui believes it brings good energy and harmony to the home and workplace.
This flowering plant with glossy green leaves symbolizes purity, prosperity, peace, and healing. Along with beautifying your space, it also purifies the air and controls humidity levels.
It sits happily in bright filtered light and shade places like a west-facing window, bedroom, and even in the bathroom. It prefers moist soil and weekly watering.
Phalaenopsis orchid is one of the beautiful indoor plants, perfect to brighten up any space or gift your special someone. This elegant plant is believed to bring good fortune and harmony to the relationship. It also symbolizes fertility, wealth, and abundance.
Different colors of orchids represent different meanings such as:
However, orchids are reputed as a difficult to grow plant but can be maintained if their caring guidelines are followed properly. They need bark-based potting mix and indirect light to thrive.
Whether you want to beautify your space, attract luck, purify indoor air quality, or gift your loved ones - lucky indoor plants are ideal for you. Lucky bamboo, Money tree, Parlor palm, Peace lily, and Phalaenopsis orchid are some of the most popular lucky indoor plants for New year. The best part of these indoor plants is that they are low-maintenance, which means they are perfect for beginners.