Seeds

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Seeds
Wheat.gif

Transparency

Yes

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

0

Tool

None

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No

Drops

  • Seeds
    (1) when not mature

  • Seeds
    (0–3) when fully grown

  • Wheat
    (1) when fully grown
Data values
Block
dec: 59 hex: 3B bin: 111011
Item
dec: 295 hex: 127 bin: 100100111
Name
Block
wheat
Item
wheat_seeds

Seeds (named wheat seeds in the Console Edition) are items used in farming.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Grass[edit | edit source]

Seeds can be obtained from breaking grass, which yields 0 to 1 seed. If harvested with a Fortune enchanted tool the drop rate from grass is increased.

Villages[edit | edit source]

Village farm plots have a 50% chance of being wheat crops.

Farming[edit | edit source]

Harvesting fully-grown wheat yields from 0 to 3 seeds per crop harvested (about 1 57 seeds/crop harvested on average).

Usage[edit | edit source]

Crop[edit | edit source]

Different stages of crop growth.

Seeds can be placed in farmland by right-clicking, where they will grow through eight stages. When left alone, seeds planted on farmland will grow to become wheat which can be harvested by the player. Planted seeds need at least a light level of 9 in the block above them to grow or be exposed to the sky.

Crops will grow faster if the farmland they are planted in is hydrated. Bone meal can also be used to increase the speed of growth by causing the seeds to randomly increase their stage by 1 to 7.

Breaking the final stage produces 0 to 3 seeds and 1 wheat. If they are harvested early, they will drop seeds without wheat. The more developed crops are, the more seeds they are likely to drop.

Farmland may be trampled (reverted to a dirt block) if the player or any mob (passive or hostile) falls onto the farmland from 1 block or more (i.e jumping or walking off a ledge). If trampled, the crops have the same drop rates they would normally have.

If falling sand or gravel falls on wheat or any other crop, the falling sand/gravel will be destroyed due because crops are a non-solid block(excluding pumpkin and melon blocks).

Breeding[edit | edit source]

Seeds can be used to breed chickens, lead chickens around, and make baby chickens grow up faster by 10% of the remaining time.

Data values[edit | edit source]

ID[edit | edit source]

Seeds ID Name Numerical ID
Item wheat_seeds 295
Block wheat 59

Block data[edit | edit source]

See also: Data values
Icon Value

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Block state[edit | edit source]

See also: Block states
Name Value Description

 age
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Fully-grown.

History[edit | edit source]

Indev
February 6, 2010 Seeds added. Can be planted on farmland, and had a chance of dropping while hoeing a grass block.
Beta
1.6 Seeds can no longer be tilled from a grass block. They are now found by destroying tall grass, or by harvesting fully-grown wheat.
1.8 Wheat crops can now be found in village farms.
Official release
1.4.2 12w36a Chickens now use wheat seeds instead of wheat to breed.
1.7.2 13w37a Wheat crop block was removed from the /give command.
1.8 14w02a Villagers can harvest and plant wheat seeds to grow wheat.
1.9 15w38a Slightly improved drop chances from average 1 35 per crop harvested to 1 57.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Added seeds. Seeds can be obtained by tilling grass blocks.
0.12.1 build 2 Wheat crops now always drop seeds when mined, regardless of growth stage.
build 8 Seeds can no longer be obtained by tilling grass blocks.
Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Patch 1 Added seeds.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]