Plants and trees add an element of beauty to a home and also help cleanse the air. However, an effort needs to be put into choosing the right sort of plants. If they don’t comply with the principles of Vastu and are placed in the wrong direction, it could have an adverse impact on the inhabitants of the house. According to Vastu Shastra, plants which are thorny and milking should be avoided as they are inauspicious. Peepal and Banyan tree are sacred and they must be placed in the temple and not at home. astroYogi provides a few pointers that you can keep in mind when it comes to selecting the kind of plants for your place.