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Fruitful (Fertile Signs and Planets)

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The fruitful signs are the signs of the zodiac traditionally said to indicate children (i.e., to indicate fertility) when placed on the cusp of the fifth house, the house of children. These signs are the water triplicity: Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces. Several other signs are regarded as being somewhat fruitful. The fruitful planets are the Sun, the Moon, Venus, and Jupiter (with Neptune added by certain modern astrologers). Mercury is regarded as moderately fruitful. The infertile signs and planets are designated barren. The classification of the zodiac into degrees of barrenness and fruitfulness has been largely abandoned because contemporary astrological research has failed to verify this traditional interpretation. However, the traditional fruitful signs are still regarded as fertile in agricultural astrology.

Sources:

Lee, Dal. Dictionary of Astrology. New York: Paperback Library, 1969.
Leo, Alan. The Complete Dictionary of Astrology. Rochester, VT: Destiny Books, 1989.
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