7 bad luck plants for the house


Plants bring bad luck

Some cultures believe some plants carry bad luck or energy home. These views often come from superstitions and culture. Seven unlucky plants:


Cacti, especially ones with prickly thorns, are said to bring ill luck home. They symbolize negative, harsh energy.


Mistletoe is a Christmas plant, yet some cultures think its parasitic nature brings ill luck when kept inside.


The attractive flowered plant oleander is poisonous. Due to its toxic characteristics, several cultures consider oleander in the house unfortunate.

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Black-Eyed Susan

This plant is considered a weed in certain areas and bad luck when spotted in a garden or house.

Dead or Dying Plants

Dead or withering plants in the house are unlucky because they indicate stagnation or deterioration.

Bonsai Trees

Bonsai trees are attractive and difficult to care, but others believe they bring bad luck because they symbolize stunted growth or control over nature.

Spider Plant

While spider plants are known for their air-purifying qualities, some superstitions suggest that they can bring negative energy and financial problems.