What Are 10 Bad Luck Plants?

According to some believers, there are many plants that attract bad luck plants or good vibes into houses. With presence of the furniture or placement of other substances, it is proven that flowing  energy in a surrounding can stimulate or create many vibes in the environment.

It is believed that several plants hold  bad vibes or energies in a surrounding and as a result people should avoid them to bring them.

Plants that are classified usually as bad luck plants have patterns that can give rise to unpleasant energies. The bad luck and good luck are related along the plants which are spread wide and followers also recognize the energies connected with individual plants while deciding which plant to buy? And what energy does it create? How to care for that plant ? Lastly, why are they considered as bad luck plants?

There are many plants but a few will describe for example cactus, bonsai, tamarind, English ivy, etc.

1. Cally Lily:

The scientific name is Zantedeschia aethiopica and commonly known as Arum Lily which are found in southern parts of Africa. They grow up to size of 2 to 3 feet and require indirect sunlight or partial shade to survive. They grow in damp soil nutrient rich and the pH of soil is little acidic in nature.

Calla lily is an elegant , fleshy, tropical, flower in the shape of trumpets. These flowers are useful for occasions to decorate the interiors and it indicates new starts with new phases and with new problems.

The blooms have variegated sword-like foliage which produce them good ornamental qualities even when the flowers are not available. Foliage is helpful to decorate.

The calla lily is considered as well a captivating bloom which flourish in the spring seasons since it results in individual shades.

The blooms are available in standard shades like clean white and dark red.

Considering arum lily as a bad luck plant is because they are poisonous in nature.

The cally lily tropical blooms are useful to provide ornamental appearance. All parts of cally lily including leaves as well as flowers are poisonous in nature because they contain toxicants like crystals of calcium oxalate that may cause vomiting and skin irritations and perform inflammatory reactions afterwards in the body and are fatal.

2. Bluebells:

The bluebell is a shrub that develops from a structure known as ‘bulb’. It has elongated leaves and a blooming stem that develops until 50 cm long and bends to one side. The sweet-fragrant, inclined tops of blooms are in the shape of a bell and are in different shades purplish-blue and occasionally they are in white color or in a pastel pink shade.

Bluebells are distinctively in the shape of a bell, an eternal shrub. They generally occupy their maximum time under the ground in a form of bulb, and make an appearance, frequently in folds, to bloom from the month of April on ahead.

Leaves: are compressed, about 7 mm to 25 mm broad and 45 cm elongated. They are strop-shaped, continuous and hairless, with a sharp tip.

Flowers: generally in deep purplish-blue shade, bluebells are in the shape of a bell along with a number of six petals and folded tips. The bluebells are sweet in smell, blooms dip or decline to one side of the blooming stem, called as inflorescence and blooms have white creamy shade pollen grains inside. Some bluebells are in different colors like white, blue or pink. Maximum number of 20 blooms can develop on a single inflorescence.

How do bluebells grow:

Light: They need adequate light which varies from full sun to partial shade.

Soil Type: The bluebell plants develop in sandy soil type. They need well-drained soil. The pH of soil should be neutral, a little bit acidic or a little bit alkaline in nature.

Water: The bluebell plant has limited water requirements.

Temperature and Humidity: Bluebells are inhabitants of cool, humid environments.

Fertilizer: Organic fertilizers like peat moss, bark mix, manures and compost are great for including an adequate quantity of enhancement to the soil mix.

The reason why they are known for bad luck is unknown, but they are poisonous in nature and toxic to pets and are fatal.

Bluebells are ordinary spring blooms spotted in British forests. Pets are normally influenced subsequently by ingesting flowers while they are on walks. All divisions of the plant, consisting of the bulb especially, are poisonous in nature.

Bulbs of bluebells plant involve ‘scillarens’; a chemical compound which is cardiac glycosides used in treatment of cardiac disease but their role for pets is different; they work to decrease the heart rate of a cat. This chemical can cause several common symptoms like vomiting, bowels, lack of energy and unbalanced mechanism or disorientation in cats.

3. Cactus:

According to some believers these beautiful plants are bad luck plants.  They give bad energy. This bad energy is in their ‘‘prickly and sharp’’ thorns.  Having a cactus plant indoors will come with bad luck to someone’s life, like: losses, anxiety issues,many diseases and mental stress.

Cactus plants originate from deserts and grow in xerophytic conditions, they live by reserving great amounts of water. This is the reason people do not consider this plant as abundant. Some people say cactus plants are symbols to live in extreme hard situations to deal with them and win. And some believers say they bring financial losses indoor.

It is said that the plants do not bring bad luck, it’s just the location where they are set indoors. For example some believe bad vibes of cactus plants come indoors when they are set at the front doors of houses, to ignore the production of bad vibes and bad luck into the house. Some people put “horse-shoe” as a symbol of avoiding bad vibes coming into the house.

How to grow cactus plants:-

The cactus plants are simple to grow; it does not require many watering sessions. Although it is significant to water it in intervals, like it does not require regular watering, it requires watering in small amounts like once in a week.

4. Snake plant:

The botanical name for snake plant is Sansevieria trifasciata and commonly called as ‘mother-in-law’s tongue’ plant or bowstring-hemp.

They were first cultivated in China by 8 gods;  they gave all the qualities like long life, poetry, health, art, prosperity, strength, beauty and intelligence and used all their energies to grow this plant. They are evergreen plants, and habitat to West Africa.

Size: They can mature up to 6 inch to 12 feet long

Light: they grow in low light conditions and need partial shade.

Soil: they require fast-draining soil  along slightly acidic to slightly basic pH. They flourish in the spring and the shades of bloom is greenish-white.

Snake plants bring bad luck since they can produce discordant and bad vines indoors.

The structure of the leaves of the snake plant are extended upwards in the shape of a sword. Some believers say that the upward portion is positive and cut all the negative vibes coming indoors.

The result of bad luck of a snake plant is poverty and bad vibes in someone’s life. It is controversial because many people think that the location where snake plants are set is producing bad luck and bad vibes.

There are many ways to ignore all the bad vibes coming out of the snake plant by changing the location of the snake plants. There is one other way to ignore the bad luck coming out of the snake plant is by locating them in an area of less traffic because of the aggressive vibes of snake plants which can not come in control in the high-traffic locations.

5. Ficus- Bonsai Tree

It is said that bonsai trees can produce both vibes, good as well as bad.

Light: they need high intensity light conditions. Either the direct sunlight or artificial fluorescent lamps of high intensity.

Temperature: they can bear normal temperatures of rooms but not so cold like freezing temperatures.

Humidity: they need high levels of relative humidity. Either they require open environments or humidifiers of  high capacity. And also they need proper air circulation to thrive.

Watering: they do not need watering every time only spraying water is sufficient just to moisturise.

Fertilizer: do not over fertilise the plants because normal fertilizers will give proper nutrients in great amounts. Only fertilise in spring season.

Bad luck by Bonsai tree:

Some people say do not plant bonsai trees at home for a reason because they  need adequate growth factors like light,water, temperature, etc. Because indoor environmental conditions will restrict the development of the tree.  It brings bad luck in the form of bad vibes, a symbol of slow development in life and  in profession as well but most importantly it affects the life cycle of the other organisms present in that surrounding.

6. Syringa vulgaris:

They are commonly known as Lilac bushes. These are deciduous plants that grow in the late spring season.

It matures about six to sixteen feet long and the size of bushes is about eight to twelve feet broad.

Light: they need direct sunlight to grow. They can also tolerate partial shade and flourishes.

Temperature: they require cold temperature to thrive.

Humidity: moderate humidity is sufficient for moisture requirements.

Fertilizer: a balanced proportion of feeding in the spring.

Soil: they develop in well-drained loamy type of soil with neutral pH.

Watering: the normal watering is adequate to flourish.

Lilacs bring Bad luck:

Lilacs are used on the coffins and sometimes it symbolises death of people by bringing them in home.

7. Gossypium

They are commonly known as cotton plants. They have a compound shape and can elongate upto three to four feet and three feet broad. They are in white colors.

It grows in the drought environments where it needs watering once a week. And they require high intensity of light and do not require any fertilizers.

They are considered as inauspicious plants because they bring bad luck and stress issues.

8. Dead plants:

If proper care is not given to plants they will shed their leaves and flowers. The roots will decompose and this is not a good sign.

The dead plants cause irritation mentally and give stress to the people and bring bad luck.

9. Lawsonia inermis:

They are also known as “myrtle plants” . They work as medicinal plants and  believers also say this that they attract the evil spirits and bring negative vibes to the indoor settings.

10. Tamarind trees:

The scientific name for tamarind is ‘Tamarindus indica’ , they have many health benefits as well as being known for bringing bad luck. They also attract evil spirits and people are always in negative thoughts and deal with mental stress. They causes anxiety issues and losses in the profession.


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