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Seeds
Wheat Crops.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 Legacy Console Edition and Java Edition[upcoming 1.13]) are items used in farming.

Obtaining[edit]

Grass[edit]

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]

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

In Bedrock Edition wheat seeds can be found in 55.1% of village two-room house chests in stacks of 2–4.[Bedrock Edition only]

Farming[edit]

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

Usage[edit]

Crop[edit]

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 require light to continue growing. Either a block light value of 8 or higher (enough to prevent darkness monsters from spawning) or a sky light level of 5 or higher (night with open sky above). If this requirement is not met the crops un-plant themselves ("pop off"). In 1.13[upcoming], it is no longer possible to plant seeds if the light level is too low.

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 because crops are a non-solid block.

Breeding[edit]

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

Taming[edit]

Seeds can be used to tame parrots.

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Seeds ID Name Numerical ID
Item wheat_seeds 295
Block wheat 59

Block data[edit]

See also: Data values
Icon Value

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Block state[edit]

See also: Block states
Name Value Description

 age
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Fully-grown.

Advancements[edit]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Internal ID
Advancement-plain-raw.png
A Seedy Place Plant a seed and watch it grow Husbandry Plant one of these 5 seeds. Crops and plants without seeds are ignored for the advancement. minecraft:husbandry/plant_seed

History[edit]

Classic
May 21, 2009 Notch shows interest in adding crops on farmland.
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 seeds instead of wheat to breed.
1.7.2 13w37a The item form of the wheat crop block was removed from the game. It can no longer exist in inventories, only as a block in the world.
1.8 14w02a Villagers can harvest and plant seeds to grow wheat.
1.9 15w38a Slightly improved drop chances from average 1 35 per crop harvested to 1 57.
1.11 16w39a Wheat crops now generate inside woodland mansions.
1.12 pre3 Seeds are now used to tame parrots.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.13 18w14a Seeds can't get destroyed when an entity jumps on them if they have the Slow Falling status effect.
18w20a Renamed from "Seeds" to "Wheat Seeds".
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Added seeds, which can be obtained by tilling grass blocks.
0.9.0 build 1 Seeds can be used to breed chicken
Wheat crops can now be found in village farms
0.12.1 build 1 Farmer Villagers can harvest and plant seeds to grow wheat.
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.
0.16.2 Seeds can be found in chest inside large house in Ice Plains and Cold Taiga Village.
Pocket Edition
1.1 build 1 Wheat crops now generate inside woodland mansions.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Patch 1 Added wheat seeds.

Issues[edit]

Issues relating to "Seeds" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

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