The Celtic Zodiac is based on the cycles of the moon. The year is divided into 13 lunar months with a tree assigned to each month. The Druids (the educated, professional class of the Celtic people) believed that the time of our births is pivotal to the formation of our personality and behaviour and the Celtic Zodiac was developed from their knowledge of earth cycles and their reverence for the sacred knowledge held by trees. They had a profound connection with trees and believed them to be the vessels of infinite wisdom.
Find out how the Celtic druids interpreted your tree sign and which tree signs they said you were compatible with….
If you were born under the energy of the Birch you are highly driven and can easily become caught up in your own zeal, drive and ambition. You are always reaching for more, seeking better horizons and obtaining higher aspirations. The Druids attributed this to your time of birth, which is a time of year shrouded by darkness, so consequently you are always stretching out to find the light. Birch signs (like the tree itself) are tolerant, tough, and resilient. You are cool-headed and a natural-born ruler, often taking command when a situation calls for leadership. When in touch with your softer side, you also bring beauty in otherwise barren spaces, brightening up a room with you guile, and charming crowds with your quick wit. Celtic tree astrology Birch signs are compatible with Vine signs and Willow signs.
Celtic tree astrology recognises this sign as the philosopher of all the zodiac signs. You are a keen-minded visionary with high ideals. Your thoughts are original and creative, so much so that others often misunderstand you. This sometimes makes you aloof when interacting with others. Beneath a cool exterior, you are burning within from your passionate ideals and this inner passion provides motivation for you as you make your way through life. You have a natural ability to transform situations and people around you. You are influential in a quiet way and others look to you for your unique perspective. Rowan pairs well with Ivy and Hawthorn signs.
You are a free thinker. Imaginative, intuitive and naturally artistic, you see the world in water-colour purity. You might appear moody and withdrawn at times, but only because your inner landscape is in constant motion. You are inspired by nature and, in turn, you inspire all who you associate with. People seek you out for your enchanting personality. Art, writing (especially poetry), science and spiritual matters are areas that strongly interest you. You are in a constant state of self-renewal and you rarely place a value on what others think about you. Ash signs partner well with Willow and Reed signs.
You are a natural-born pathfinder, a mover and shaker and you will blaze a trail with fiery passion, often gaining loyal followers to your cause. You are charming and gregarious. You mingle easily and your self-assurance is infectious. You are very focused and you dislike waste. You have the ability to see through superficialities and you don’t suffer fools gladly. You place high value on your time and are motivated by action and results. Alder’s pair well with Hawthorns and Oaks, as well as Birch signs.
Your sign is ruled by the moon so your personality holds hands with many of the mystical aspects of the lunar realm. This makes you intelligent, creative and intuitive (highly psychic people are born under the sign of the Willow). You have a keen understanding of cycles and this means you’re more patient than most tree signs. With your intelligence comes a natural ability to retain knowledge and you often impress your company with the ability to expound on subjects from memory. Those born under the Willow sign are bursting with potential but have a tendency to hold themselves back, for fear of appearing flamboyant or overindulgent. Your powers of perception are what ultimately allow your true nature to shine through and lead you to success in life. Willow signs join well with the Birch and the Ivy.
You are not always what you appear to be. You often give off a different persona than the one inside you. Perhaps it’s because of this that you never judge a book by its cover. You are well-adjusted and can adapt to most life situations. This makes you content and gives you the ability to comfort others. You are naturally curious, with an interest in a broad range of topics. You are an excellent listener and people seek you out as someone on whom they can unburden themselves. You have a great sense of humour and a clear understanding of irony. You see the big picture and have sharp insight but it’s typical of you not to give yourself credit for your observations. Hawthorn signs match up nicely with Ash and Rowan’s.
You have a special strength. You despise injustice and often become a champion for those who do not have a voice … a crusader or a spokesperson for the underdog. Nurturing, generous and helpful, you are a gentle giant among the Celtic zodiac signs. You exude an easy confidence and naturally assume everything will work itself out. You have a deep respect for history and ancestry and you like to impart your knowledge of the past to others. Many people born under the Oak sign become teachers. You have a need for structure and will often go to great lengths to make sure you’re in control. Typically, Oak signs live long, full and happy lives. You enjoy a family setting and you are likely to be involved with social/community networks. Oak signs pair off well with the Ash and Reed, and are known to harmoniously join with Ivy signs too.
This is the regal sign of the Celtic tree zodiac. Noble and high-minded, those born under this sign tend to take on positions of leadership and power. You are comfortable taking on challenges and you overcome obstacles with a rare skill and tact. When you encounter a setback, you simply redouble your efforts. Very seldom are you defeated, which is why many people look up to you and follow you as their leader. You are competitive and ambitious, even in the most casual settings. You can appear arrogant but it’s merely confidence in your own abilities. Once people get to know you, they’ll find you are generous, kind and affectionate. Highly intelligent, you skate through academics where others may struggle. Holly signs may look to Ash and Elder signs for balance and partnership.
You are highly intelligent, organised and efficient. Like the Holly, you are naturally gifted in academia and you excel in the classroom. You’re well-informed and have the ability to retain information which means you are able to recall, recite and expound on subjects you’ve memorised with amazing accuracy. This gift can make you appear like a know-it-all but you can’t help that … you’re genuinely smart and because of your knowledge base, you usually know the right course of action to take. You have an eye for detail you like things to be ‘just so.’ Sometimes this need for order and control can lead to compulsive behaviour if left unchecked. You have a knack for numbers, science and things that utilise your analytical skills. You like rules, although typically it’s you who is making them. The Celtic tree astrology sign of Hazel joins harmoniously with Hawthorn and Rowan’s.
You were born within the period of autumnal equinox, which makes your personality changeable and unpredictable. You can be full of contradictions and are often indecisive, but it’s because of this that you can see both sides of the story and empathise equally with each. It’s hard for you to pick sides. There are areas in your life that you’re quite sure about, however, and those include the finer things of life like food, wine, music, and art. You have very distinctive taste and a connoisseur of refinement. Luxury agrees with you and you have the ability to turn drab into dramatic beauty. You are charming and elegant and and you maintain a level of class which wins you esteem from a large fan base. Vine signs pair well with Willow and Hazel signs.
Among other cherished qualities of this sign, the most prized is your ability to overcome all odds. You have a sharp intellect, but more obvious is your compassion and loyalty to others. You have a giving nature, and are always there to lend a helping hand. You were born at the time of the waning sun so life can be difficult for you at times, putting obstacles in your way, but you endure troubling times with silent perseverance and soulful grace. Ivy signs have a tendency to be deeply spiritual and cling to a deep-rooted faith that typically sees them through adversity. You are softly-spoken but you have a keen wit. You are charming, charismatic and can hold your own in most social settings. Ivy signs are attracted to the Celtic tree astrology signs of Oak and Ash.
You are the secret keeper of the Celtic tree zodiac signs. You dig deep until you find the real meaning of things and can find the truth hidden beneath layers of distraction. You love a good story and have a tendency to be drawn by gossip, scandal, legend and lore. These tendencies also make you an excellent historian, journalist, detective or archaeologist. You love people because they offer you a diversity of meanings for you to interpret. You are adept at coaxing people to talking to you and can even be manipulative, but you have a strong sense of truth and honour so most of your scheming is harmless. Reed people join well with other Reeds, Ash or Oak signs.
You tend to be freedom-loving, the wild one of the zodiac. In younger years you may have lived life in the fast lane, perhaps even identified as a thrill seeker. When you were born, the light of the sun was fast fleeting and you take the cue from nature. You’re often looked upon as an outsider because, despite your extrovert nature, you have a tendency to be withdrawn. It’s down to the fact that you’re deeply thoughtful with a philosophical bent. You also tend to be very considerate of others and genuinely strive to be helpful. These acts of assistance are sometimes thwarted by your brutal honestly which you openly share … solicited or otherwise. Elder Celtic tree astrology signs fit well with Alder’s and Holly’s.
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