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Sapling Icon.png

A sapling. From simple roots a tree will grow.

Saplings drop from cut down Trees. Players can place them on dirt to regrow trees, if enough space is around and above the placed sapling.

Sapling icons in player inventory shows the traits of the tree it will grow. The left is bark type and color, while the right is leaf type and color.

Saplings, unlike other crops, do not need tilled or watered soil to grow. Once placed, saplings have two main growth stages, each range from 2.5 to 3 minutes. Therefore, the tree will fully grow in 5 to 6 minutes.

As a sapling grows, its dome cracks more and more. Enough room must be above the sapling to fully grow in height or the sapling will reset to its base size. The sapling will keep trying to grow until either it is successful or you remove it - the sapling may then infinitely cycle between its base state and growth states, trying to make a full tree even though there is not enough space for the tree to grow.

IF THE TREE HAS NOT FULLY SPROUTED WITHIN 10 MINUTES, IT WILL NEVER DO SO. Leaving and returning to the grow location is sometimes needed to update the tree (observed when planting and standing near sapling for 15 minutes with no change, but immediate change upon leaving and back).

Racial Descriptions

Apex Icon.png Apex : I can plant this to grow a tree.
Avian Icon.png Avian : I can grow a tree by planting this sapling.
Floran Icon.png Floran : Floran plant cute sssapling, grow big bad evil tree!
Glitch Icon.png Glitch : Wonder. Planting this sapling allows me to grow life.
Human Icon.png Human : This sapling will grow into a tree.
Hylotl Icon.png Hylotl : Such wondrous life, springing forth from the tiniest shoot. Sigh.
Novakid Icon.png Novakid : It'll grow into a big tree if I plant it.



File Details

Spawn Command /spawnitem sapling
File Name sapling.object
File Path assets\objects\generic\sapling