In mars dasa, venus bhukti is the seventh sub period. During this period according to virutcha shastra one has to plant aalasi maram to avoid the bad effects of mars if it is placed in unfavourable houses in one's astrological chart. It is called ஆலசி மரம் in tamil.The plant should be planted in public places, temples or in garden
Before a day of plantation, little bit of backyard beans should be immersed in water. The plant should be planted in morning during the first friday of mars dasa venus bhukti period . After plantation backyard beans water should be served to the plant. The backyard beans should be given to cow.