Crops

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An example of a farm

Crops are plants that can be cultivated for food and resources. Crops can be grown on any color of dirt that has been tilled with a hoe then watered by using a watering can, collected Water or Healing Water (but not Swamp Water), fallen rain or a sprinkler. Most crops require open air above the tilled dirt blocks, and if too much water accumulates, the crops will be destroyed, dropping only 1 crop seed each regardless of growth stage. Reefpods and Coralcreep, however, require water above the tilled dirt blocks, and if the depth of the water above the tilled dirt blocks goes below 3 blocks, the underwater crops will be destroyed, dropping only 1 crop seed each regardless of growth stage.

Crops can also be found growing in the wild, which is the primary method of collecting new seeds. Crops can be harvested by pressing E on the crop or breaking them with a Matter Manipulator. Seeds can also be rewarded by tenants, and the variety of seeds rewarded depends on the tier of the planet they live in.

Destroying a crop that is not yet fully grown will return the crop's seed. Harvesting a fully-grown crop will drop 1 (60% chance) or 2 (40% chance) of the following: the crop's "fruit" (89% chance), 1 Plant Fibre (10% chance), or the crop's seed (1% chance). Certain crops (e.g. carrots) will also be destroyed in the harvesting process, dropping their seeds for replanting, but other crops will revert back to stage 2.

If a player grows crops on their ship, they will grow while they are on-planet.

Growth times fall within a range set for each crop. Therefore, seeds of the same crop planted at the same time may not grow at the exact same rate. You can see the exact growth times in the table below.

Flowery Grass Seeds and Grass Seeds can also be planted on wet tilled soil to grow grass, but they cannot be harvested, only destroyed.

Valid Soils

The list of blocks on which crops can be grown is smaller than the list of blocks on which saplings can be placed - this is because not all soils can be tilled into farmland in which crop seeds can be planted. The following blocks can all be tilled into farmland suitable for growing crops:


These blocks, though not seen in the game except when spawned in with admin commands, used to also be tillable (they were made untillable in Version 1.2.2):


When tilled, Mud, Wet Dirt and Clay become wet farmland while Dirt, Corrupt Dirt and Dry Dirt become dry farmland as of Version 1.2.2. (Before version 1.2.2, all tillable blocks except for Dirt became wet farmland when tilled.)

Crop Images and Average Growth Times

The harvest times displayed are averages, for exact time ranges see the table in the next section.

Automato Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Avesmingo Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Banana Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Beakseed Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Boltbulb Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

Boneboo Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

Carrot Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

Chilli Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Cocoa Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Coffee Beans Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Cotton Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Coralcreep Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Corn Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Crystalplant Crop.gif

Harvest: 94 minutes

Currentcorn Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

Diodia Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Dirturchin Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

Eggshoot Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

Feathercrown Crop.gif

Harvest: 40 minutes

Grapes Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Kiwi Crop.gif

Harvest: 40 minutes

Mushroom Crop.gif

Harvest: 94 minutes

Melon Crop.gif

Harvest: 40 minutes

Oculemon Crop.gif

Harvest: 40 minutes

Pearlpeas Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Pineapple Crop.gif

Harvest: 40 minutes

Potato Crop.gif

Harvest: 40 minutes

Pussplum Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Reefpod Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Rice Crop.gif

Harvest: 45 minutes

Sugar Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Tomato Crop.gif

Harvest: 30 minutes

Toxic Top Crop.gif

Harvest: 40 minutes

Wartweed Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

Wheat Crop.gif

Harvest: 20 minutes

  • Note: The first "rotten" frame in these gifs is currently not used ingame. When planted, the first "healthy" frame is shown, then transitioning to a growth frame, then the final frame that is ready to harvest.

Farm Animals

Farm Animals are a type of unique monsters hatched from eggs purchased at Terramart. They allow players to harvest monster drop materials without killing any creatures. Each egg type hatches a different animals, each with unique resources for harvest. Animals can be relocated with a Relocator. They can be killed by lava and hostile monsters.

They work just like crops in that they're grown (from an egg, not a seed) and once they reach maturity they can be harvested for resources.

Exact Growth Times and Prices

These are the growth duration numbers, in seconds, for each seed to reach the next stage of growth.

Stage 1 is from planting until the first change in visual. Stage 2 is from then until its next change in visual, and Stage 3 is from then until it is ready to harvest (and its change to the final visual). Some crops do not have a 3rd stage, and are ready to harvest after its 2nd stage.

Each phase has a minimum and maximum time to change to next phase stated in seconds. This makes the overall growth time vary. Adding all of the minimum times gives a total minimum time for the crop to be ready to harvest, likewise for the maximum times.

Here are the exact growth times for each stage, in seconds, followed by the total time from planting until ready to harvest. Each range (200-220) is the minimum and maximum time.

Seed name Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Total Minutes Seed Price Goods Price Replanted Price/Time
Automato Seed 280-320 280-320 1170-1230 1730-1870 ~ 28.8-31.2 Pixels-Sell.png 20 Pixels-Sell.png 80 N Pixels-Sell.png 2.6
Avesmingo Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 38 Pixels-Sell.png 150 N Pixels-Sell.png 3.3
Banana Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 30 Pixels-Sell.png 120 N Pixels-Sell.png 2.6
Beakseed Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 23 Pixels-Sell.png 90 N Pixels-Sell.png 2
Boltbulb Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 30 Pixels-Sell.png 120 Y Pixels-Sell.png 6
Boneboo Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 40 Pixels-Sell.png 160 N Pixels-Sell.png 8
Carrot Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 15 Pixels-Sell.png 60 Y Pixels-Sell.png 3
Chilli Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 50 Pixels-Sell.png 210 N Pixels-Sell.png 4.6
Cocoa Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 23 Pixels-Sell.png 90 N Pixels-Sell.png 2
Coffee Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 23 Pixels-Sell.png 90 N Pixels-Sell.png 2
Coralcreep Seed 280-320 280-320 1170-1230 1730-1870 ~ 28.8-31.2 Pixels-Sell.png 25 Pixels-Sell.png 100 N Pixels-Sell.png 3
Corn Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 15 Pixels-Sell.png 60 N Pixels-Sell.png 1.3
Cotton Seed 280-320 280-320 1170-1230 1730-1870 ~ 28.8-31.2 Pixels-Sell.png 10 Pixels-Sell.png 10 N Pixels-Sell.png 0.3
Currentcorn Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 20 Pixels-Sell.png 80 Y Pixels-Sell.png 4
Diodia Seed 870-930 870-930 1740-1860 ~ 29-31 Pixels-Sell.png 45 Pixels-Sell.png 180 Y Pixels-Sell.png 6
Dirturchin Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 25 Pixels-Sell.png 100 Y Pixels-Sell.png 5
Eggshoot Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 30 Pixels-Sell.png 120 Y Pixels-Sell.png 6
Feathercrown Seed 1170-1230 1170-1230 2340-2460 ~ 39-41 Pixels-Sell.png 30 Pixels-Sell.png 120 Y Pixels-Sell.png 3
Grape Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 30 Pixels-Sell.png 120 N Pixels-Sell.png 2.6
Kiwi Seed 1170-1230 1170-1230 2340-2460 ~ 39-41 Pixels-Sell.png 30 Pixels-Sell.png 120 Y Pixels-Sell.png 3
Neon Melon Seed 1170-1230 1170-1230 2340-2460 ~ 39-41 Pixels-Sell.png 70 Pixels-Sell.png 280 Y Pixels-Sell.png 7
Oculemon Seed 1170-1230 1170-1230 2340-2460 ~ 39-41 Pixels-Sell.png 50 Pixels-Sell.png 200 Y Pixels-Sell.png 5
Pearlpea Seed 280-320 280-320 1170-1230 1730-1870 ~ 28.8-31.2 Pixels-Sell.png 10 Pixels-Sell.png 40 N Pixels-Sell.png 1.3
Pineapple Seed 1170-1230 1170-1230 2340-2460 ~ 39-41 Pixels-Sell.png 40 Pixels-Sell.png 160 Y Pixels-Sell.png 4
Potato Seed 1170-1230 1170-1230 2340-2460 ~ 39-41 Pixels-Sell.png 20 Pixels-Sell.png 80 Y Pixels-Sell.png 2
Pussplum Seed 870-930 870-930 1740-1860 ~ 29-31 Pixels-Sell.png 38 Pixels-Sell.png 150 Y Pixels-Sell.png 5
Reefpod Seed 870-930 870-930 1740-1860 ~ 29-31 Pixels-Sell.png 38 Pixels-Sell.png 150 Y Pixels-Sell.png 5
Rice Seed 430-470 430-470 1740-1860 2600-2800 ~ 43.3-46.7 Pixels-Sell.png 15 Pixels-Sell.png 60 N Pixels-Sell.png 1.3
Sugarcane Seed 870-930 870-930 1740-1860 ~ 29-31 Pixels-Sell.png 23 Pixels-Sell.png 90 Y Pixels-Sell.png 3
Tomato Seed 280-320 280-320 1170-1230 1730-1870 ~ 28.8-31.2 Pixels-Sell.png 15 Pixels-Sell.png 60 N Pixels-Sell.png 2
Toxictop Seed 1170-1230 1170-1230 2340-2460 ~ 39-41 Pixels-Sell.png 50 Pixels-Sell.png 200 Y Pixels-Sell.png 5
Wartweed Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 35 Pixels-Sell.png 140 Y Pixels-Sell.png 7
Wheat Seed 570-630 570-630 1140-1260 ~ 19-21 Pixels-Sell.png 10 Pixels-Sell.png 40 Y Pixels-Sell.png 2

Money Making

Even though only taking into consideration the raw material a purely Boneboo Seed farm'd be the best, using the products and crafting them into food makes so that the best farm would probably be one with 1 Boneboo Seed, 2 Feathercrown Seed, 2 Oculemon Seed, 2 Neon Melon Seed and 2 Toxictop Seed. This's because with those materials and their times you can produce the Ultimate Juice which costs Pixels-Sell.png 1200, meaning each of the ingredients would have a medium cost of 240 and produce 2 every 40 minutes, making each seed be worth Pixels-Sell.png 12 per minute.

Unobtainable Crops

These seeds can not be acquired through normal means.

Seed name Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Total Minutes Seed Price Goods Price
Blue Flower 600 600 1200 20 Pixels-Sell.png 0 Pixels-Sell.png 0
Crystal Plant Seed 2820 2820 5640 94 Pixels-Sell.png 0 Pixels-Sell.png 0
Mushroom Seed 2820 2820 5640 94 Pixels-Sell.png 0 Pixels-Sell.png 0
Red Flower 600 600 1200 20 Pixels-Sell.png 0 Pixels-Sell.png 0
Spring Flower 600 600 1200 20 Pixels-Sell.png 0 Pixels-Sell.png 0
Yellow Flower 600 600 1200 20 Pixels-Sell.png 0 Pixels-Sell.png 0