You’ve probably heard about zodiac sign astrology, but have you ever heard of Celtic tree astrology? This type of astrology was created by members of the high-ranking professional class in ancient Celtic cultures, known as Druids. Celtic tree astrology was designed using the natural connection that Druids had to the Earth cycles, as well as the sacred knowledge held by the trees.
Here are the 13 tree signs as described by Celtic tree astrology:
1. Birch – The Achiever (December 24 – January 20)
These few weeks mark a time of darkness with little sunlight. The Druids believed that Birch babies were always stretching themselves thin, trying to find the light. Birch babies are said to be highly driven, motivational and ambitious. They’re often resilient, natural-born leaders with the ability to win others over due to their charm.
2. Rowan – The Thinker (January 21 – February 17)
Rowans are known for their philosophical, visionary minds. They are creative and original with a unique inner passion and deep motivation. Rowans often have a cool exterior that can transform energy in tense situations. Their unique nature allows them to be highly influential. These out-of-the-box thinkers dislike restriction and conformity.
3. Ash – The Enchanter (February 18 – March 17)
According to Celtic tree astrology, Ash are enchanting, imaginative, artistic free-thinkers. They see the world in vivid color. Ash can be moody at times, but they are inspired by nature. They enjoy art, writing, science and spirituality. Some view Ash as reclusive and introverted, but they simply love the world they created for themslevels. They are both idealistic and realistic.
4. Alder – The Trailblazer (March 18 – April 14)
Alders are known to blaze their own trails with passion, often gaining followers and supporters along the way. They are charming and easy to talk to, confident, focused and self-assured. They have no tolerance for nonsense and they don’t like to waste time. Their brave, competitive nature often makes them great parents, leaders and entrepreneurs.
5. Willow – The Observer (April 15 – May 12)
Celtic astrology sees Willows as very connected to the moon. They are highly creative, intelligent, intuitive and realistic. Willows have a great understanding the cycles and seasons, which allows some of them to have psychic abilities. They love to learn and they constantly seek new knowledge, which makes them great teachers. Their fears will hold them back if they let them.
6. Hawthorn – The Illusionist (May 13 – June 9)
Hawthorns tend to be very different on the inside than the outside. They can be difficult to read, but they are typically very passionate, creative and curious. Hawthorns don’t judge, which makes them great listeners and insightful friends. They are able to see the big picture. Hawthorns are often great performers due to their illusionist persona.
7. Oak – The Stabilizer (June 10 – July 7)
Oak signs are known to be strong, protective, generous and nurturing. They are highly optimistic and they believe that everything has it’s way of working out. Oaks enjoy learning about history and ancestry, which makes them great teachers. They also crave structure. Oaks love having large families and they enjoy being involved in their communities.