The bamboo plant is an important Feng Shui symbol and known to bring good luck qualities. Nowadays, interior decor of a home is incomplete without a bamboo plant decor. According to Feng Shui, the lucky bamboo brings prosperity and fortune to those who keep it. Bamboo plant is a very powerful Feng Shui element for your indoors as well as a decor item.
The luck bamboo only needs to have fresh water once a week and doesn’t need sunlight or any other requirements to survive and be healthy. It is a strong plant, which could live for many years by just having its water replaced. This plant is also visually attractive. It is of a jade color and is strong yet flexible. The lucky bamboo plant brings lively chi energy into your home. Is also ideal for business or for any strategic places indicated by the bagua map.
Bamboo plant should represent five elements
To use Lucky Bamboo for Feng Shui, the plant must represent all five elements of Feng Shui: earth, fire, metal, water, and wood. The bamboo stalk represents the wood, and the water it is grown in obviously symbolizes the water. To represent earth, put some pebbles. To represent metal, add some coins in the vase. Finally, tie a red ribbon around the vase to represent the fire element.
Meaning of the number of bamboo stalks
The total number of stalks in your Lucky Bamboo arrangements is very significant
- 1 = Simplicity and a meaningful life.
2 = Double luck, happy relationships; good number.
3 = Good for prosperity and fertility. If used with a curly (money) stalk in the middle, it means wealth. Very popular.
4 = Academic achievement, creativity, writing, Romance
5 = Happiness, good and balanced luck in all aspects of life. Very popular.
6 = Easy money, wealth, good flow of luck.
7 = Good luck and prosperity in relationships.
8 = Good luck and fertility. Very popular.
9 = Good health, prosperity and love life.
10 = Completeness and fulfillment in life.
11 = Good all-around luck. Very popular
Where to place bamboo plant?
The placement of the bamboo plant within your home is of great significance if you want to use Lucky Bamboo for Feng Shui. The Eastern section of your home represents family in Feng Shui, so you can place a Bamboo plant with three stalks in this area. If you want to invite wealth into your life, the plant should be placed in the wealth area of your home, that is the Southeast.
- The east corner of the house is the best place to keep a bamboo plant.
- Do not keep it under direct sunlight.
- A bamboo plant should be kept in a transparent container. This is because you need to see its roots.
- Do not use a bamboo plant with stems that are yellow or dark green in colour.
- The planter should also consist of all these five elements namely earth, metal, wood, water and fire