Trees

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Natural Generation

There are many varieties of trees that spawn in the world. Some of these trees can naturally spawn in massive variants, such as big oaks. Keep in mind that these large variants cannot be replanted, as they only spawn in naturally (with the exception of redwood). Planting 2x2 saplings will not create bigger variants of the normal trees.

Propagation

Trees and bamboo are propagated by planting seeds. When placed on any soil, the seed will take 1 day to grow into a sapling, and anywhere between 5 and 28 days to grow into a tree or bamboo provided weather conditions are ideal. When trees/bamboo are harvested, seeds drop rarely. To acquire more seeds, break the leaves manually before cutting the tree/bamboo.

Special Cases

Some tree variants are spawned during world creation such as large kapok, and old kapok. These larger variants of trees cannot be regrown.

Tree Types

Tree Growth time ± 1 day
(from sapling)
Seed Sapling Log Plank Optimal Space Requirements Average Seed Yield Chance
Acacia 5 Days Acacia seed Acacia sapling Acacia log Acacia planks Needs 6 or more blocks of space around.
Leaves tend to spread along a branch in one direction.
Flat treetop.
Branchy leaves: 12%
Non-branchy leaves: 5%
Bald cypress 8 Days Bald cypress seed Bald cypress sapling Bald cypress log Bald cypress planks About 1 block distance between seeds.
Straign trunk, with extruding branches.
Branchy leaves: 5%
Non-branchy leaves: 2%
Bamboo 6 - 8 Days Brown bamboo shoots Green bamboo shoots Brown bamboo sapling Green bamboo sapling Bamboo stakes Stacked bamboo Needs a bit of space per shoot,
with each growing into their own cluster of bamboo stakes.
At least about 3 blocks in each direction.
Branchy leaves: 5%
Non-branchy leaves: 2%
Birch 7 Days Birch seed Birch sapling Birch log Birch planks About 2-3 blocks distance between seeds.
Bushy treetop or leaves starting directly one above ground.
Branchy leaves: 5%
Non-branchy leaves: 2%
Crimson King maple 8 Days Crimson King maple seed Crimson King maple sapling Crimson King maple log Crimson King maple planks Needs 4-5 blocks distance between seeds.
Identical to the Maple, but has crimson leaves.
Branchy leaves: 2.5%
Non-branchy leaves: 0.7%
Ebony 28 Days Ebony seed Ebony sapling Ebony log Ebony planks About 3 blocks distance between seeds.
Leaves are clustered around its logs.
Branchy leaves: 0.5%
Non-branchy leaves: 0.2%
Greenspire cypress 5 Days Greenspire cypress seed Greenspire cypress sapling Greenspire cypress log Not possible*. 1 block distance between seeds.
Completely vertical tree composing of leaves, with the occasional trunk.
Leaves: 16%
Kapok 5 Days Kapok seed Kapok sapling Kapok log Kapok planks 4-5 blocks of distance between seeds.
Very bushy treetop.
Branchy leaves: 5%
Non-branchy leaves: 2%
Larch 8 Days Larch seed Larch sapling Larch log Larch planks 2 blocks of distance between seeds.
Low hanging leaves starting directly one above ground.
Branchy leaves: 2.5%
Non-branchy leaves: 1%
Maple 5 Days Maple seed Maple sapling Maple log Maple planks Needs 4-5 blocks distance between seeds.
Bushy treetop or leaves starting directly one above ground.
Branchy leaves: 5%
Non-branchy leaves: 2%
Oak 7 Days Oak seed Oak sapling Oak log Oak planks About 5 blocks distance in each direction.
Very bushy treetop.
Branchy leaves: 5%
Non branchy leaves: 2%
Pine 7 Days Pine seed Pine sapling Pine log Pine planks Minimum distance of even 1 block between seeds is enough.
Doesn't need a lot of space.
Branchy leaves: 12%
Non-branchy leaves: 5%
Purpleheart 23 Days Purpleheart seed Purpleheart sapling Purpleheart log Purpleheart planks At least 4 block between seeds.
Bushy treetop.
Branchy leaves: 0.5%
Non-branchy leaves: 0.2%
Redwood 7 Days Redwood Redwood Redwood Redwood Redwood At least 7 block between seeds.
Trunk is 2x2, with a large canopy.
Branchy leaves: 0.1%
Non-branchy leaves: 1.5%
Walnut 12 Days Walnut seed Walnut sapling Walnut log Walnut planks At least 3 block between seeds.
Bushy treetop.
Branchy leaves: 5%
Non-branchy leaves: 2%

* Greenspire cypress log, when broken, only drops firewood.

Harvesting

When the player needs wood, trees are best harvested using an axe.
When the player needs sticks or seeds, the foliage of the tree should be broken first. Breaking leaves with shears harvests foliage blocks in a 3 X 3 area. Shears in itself do not raise the drop probability for saplings, however they allow faster harvesting than breaking every block by hand. Keep in mind that felling the tree with an axe without prior de-leaving will lower the drop chances of seeds for the remaining foliage. When the player wants saplings, wait for a seed to grow into a sapling, and break the sapling.

Usage

When harvested, trees drop logs, sticks, and seeds.

Fuel

All wood items can be used as fuel and logs will burn for different lengths of time, depending on the wood type.

Crafting

Logs can be converted into boards using a saw or firewood using an axe in the crafting grid.

Special Use Drops

Pine: Trees generate resin that can be harvested (right mouse button) and used as an essential component in Wood Lamellar Armor. Pine Trees are currently the only trees that yield this product.

Special Use Logs

Oak: When added to water is used to make tannin, an essential component in leather working. Oak logs are currently the only logs that can be used for this process.

Bamboo

Bamboo is a special subclass of tree. When harvested, bamboo drops bamboo stakes and saplings. Bamboo stakes may be crafted into bamboo planks. Both stakes and blocks can be burned as fuel in a firepit.

Storage

Logs stack to 16 and can be transported in the player's inventory or stored in stationary containers, but may not be stacked on solid surfaces, (though log products including boards and firewood can be stacked on solid blocks). Seeds and stick stack to 64 and can be transported in the player's inventory or stored in stationary containers. Saplings may also be stored in flower pots or planters for base decoration.


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