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"The "Fung Shui" of a Kam Kat tree" Top 5 Page for this destination Negeri Johor Local Custom Tip by Wild_Orchid

Negeri Johor Local Customs: 12 reviews and 12 photos

  Tree of Gold
by Wild_Orchid

As mentioned in a previous tip, the kam kat (golden lime) tree takes on special significance during the Chinese New Year. The word "Kam" is similar in sound to the word that means GOLD.

As Chinese believe that prosperity and wealth is important, businessmen normally display several kam kat trees outside their houses and in front of their shops to symbolically (and for fung-shui reasons) usher in wealth and prosperity for the coming year.

The one pictured was placed in front of a restaurant and yes, business was brisk that night! :)

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2005
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