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Farming is a feature that allows the player to sow, grow, and harvest plants and trees for resources. The Small Planter Box for small crops and the Large Planter Box for trees and large crops are necessities for farming. Fertilizer can be used to make the plants and trees yield bigger harvests.

The Church of the Light makes use of this type of green technology to better the world. The organization sells special seeds in exchange for technology that is believed to endanger the world, such as Data Discs and Small Silicon Chips. Sophie's Farm Store also sells seeds, though her store takes Gols like most other shops.

Affecting harvestEdit

FertilizerEdit

While crops are growing, the player can add Fertilizer to increase the amount of crops yielded at harvest. Fertilizer can be put into an Irrigation Tower and used in conjunction with Irrigation Flooring to automatically fertilize crops. The irrigation flooring has to be put underneath all squares of both the planter boxes and the irrigation tower for the transporting of the fertilizer to work.

Item Description Sell price
FertilizerFertilizer
Fertilizer
A smelly compound that can increase the yield of a harvest. Used in planter boxes. 15Gols
Irrigation TowerIrrigation Tower
Irrigation Tower
A storage facility used to supply fertilizer to the planter boxes through the irrigation flooring. 750Gols
Irrigation FlooringIrrigation Flooring
Irrigation Flooring
Special flooring that can transport fertilizer directly to the planter boxes. 50Gols

One Fertilizer provides 100 points when applied. One Small Planter Box can hold up to 300 Fertilizer points, one Large Planter Box can hold up to 600. Each crop planted consumes a specific amount of Fertilizer per day and requires a minimum of Fertilizer points to be happy. Crops kept happy during their whole growth period yield twice the amount the non-fertilized crops do. Keeping a crop happy part of its growth time has no effect on its harvest (crops grown from Special Giant Seeds are an exception). The Fertilizer points required for each crop can be found in the table below.

SkillsEdit

The Farm Guru Gathering Skill can also be learned to potentially increase the harvest. The skill can activate when the crop is harvested to double its yield, acting as if the crop has been kept fully fertilized during its whole growth period. The Farm Guru does not stack with the Fertilizer and has no effect on fully fertilized crops.

The skill activates even if a Helper harvests the crops. verify ]

Tier 3
Skill Levels Effect
Skill Gather Plant Guru
Farm Guru
4 Chance to get extra production from cultivation increases by 10% Arrow right 20% Arrow right 30% Arrow right 40%

Planter BoxesEdit

Planter boxes are tools for growing crops. Planter boxes come in two sizes: Small and Large. The Small Planter Box is used to grow smaller crops, such as Bamboo Papaya and Cotton. The Large Planter Box is used to grow trees or large crops, such as Apricot Trees and Giant Crops. Small Planter Boxes can be crafted in the Worktable and Large Planter Boxes purchased from the Church Store.

Planter Box Description Max Fertilizer Sell price
Small Planter BoxSmall Planter Box
Small Planter Box
A box filled with soil, can be used to plant crops. 300 60Gols
Large Planter BoxLarge Planter Box
Large Planter Box
A large box filled with soil, can be used to plant large crops. 600 180Gols

Normal cropsEdit

Each crop has a set amount of days it takes to grow. The crops only grow during their respective seasons; planting a crop in a wrong season will cause it to wither. However, fully grown but not harvested crop will stay in its planting box past the season it usually grows in.

Small Planter Box crops grow in one stage and are gone after they are harvested. On the other hand, trees grow in two stages: growth stage (time a sapling needs to reach maturity; 15 to 20 days depending on the tree) and harvest stage (time a mature tree needs to bear fruit; 4 to 8 days depending on the tree). All planted trees are persistent after harvesting their items, and will continue to produce more items after each harvest.

SeedsEdit

Fertilizer per Day is the amount of Fertilizer points consumed per day. Each bucket of Fertilizer used on a planter box is worth 100 points.

Happy Points is the amount of Fertilizer the plant needs to have in its planter box to stay happy and give the maximum yield.

Base Harvest is listed for crops not fertilized during the growth period. Fully fertilizer crops will yield twice that amount.

Notes:

  • Crops kept happy part of the growth period still yield the base harvest, only the crops kept happy for their whole growth period yield the double harvest. It is therefore recommended to use fertilizer only if the player is sure they can keep a crop fully fertilized at all times.
  • The Farm Guru gathering skill only affects the crops that has not been fully fertilized during their whole growth period. It grants a 10-40% chance to get double yield when harvesting depending on the skill level.
Seed Planter box Growth Time Time to Next Harvest Season spring Season summer Season autumn Season winter Fertilizer per Day Happy
Points
Base Harvest Additional Drops
Apple Tree SeedApple Tree Seed
Apple Tree Seed
Large 15 days 8 days Y Y Y Y 120 200
Apple
21-22 Apple
Aroma Apple
1-2 Aroma Apple
None
Apricot Tree SeedApricot Tree Seed
Apricot Tree Seed
Large 20 days 4 days Y Y Y Y 120 350
Apricot
10 or 21-23 Apricot
None
Bamboo Papaya SeedBamboo Papaya Seed
Bamboo Papaya Seed
Small 8 days N/A N Y N N 50 80
Bamboo Papaya
12-14 Bamboo Papaya
Bamboo Papaya Seed
Bamboo Papaya Seed
(30%)
Chili Pepper SeedChili Pepper Seed
Chili Pepper Seed
Small 4 days N/A N Y Y N 50 80
Chili Pepper
19-20 Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper Seed
Chili Pepper Seed
(30%)
Cornball SeedCornball Seed
Cornball Seed
Small 10 days N/A Y Y Y Y 50 80
Cornball
14-16 Cornball
Cornball Seed
Cornball Seed
(30%)
Cotton SeedCotton Seed
Cotton Seed
Small 5 days N/A Y Y Y N 50 80
Cotton
14-15 Cotton
Cotton Seed
Cotton Seed
(30%)
Crystella Tree SeedCrystella Tree Seed
Crystella Tree Seed
Large 8 days 8 days Y Y Y Y 50 80
Crystal
Crystal
(60%)
Sapphire
Sapphire
(30%)
Ruby
Ruby
(10%)
Crystal
18 Crystal
(100%)
Sapphire
Sapphire
(50%)
Layered Carrot SeedLayered Carrot Seed
Layered Carrot Seed
Small 7 days N/A N N Y N 50 80
Layered Carrot
12-13 Layered Carrot
Layered Carrot Seed
Layered Carrot Seed
(30%)
Lettuce SeedLettuce Seed
Lettuce Seed
Small 5 days N/A Y N Y N 50 140
Lettuce
12-13 Lettuce
Lettuce Seed
Lettuce Seed
(30%)
Nitra Tree SeedNitra Tree Seed
Nitra Tree Seed
Large 15 days 8 days Y Y Y Y 120 200
Nitre
29-30 Nitre
None
Potato Fruit SeedPotato Fruit Seed
Potato Fruit Seed
Small 3 days N/A Y Y Y Y 50 20
Potato Fruit
9-11 Potato Fruit
Potato Fruit Seed
Potato Fruit Seed
(30%)
Pumpkin SeedPumpkin Seed
Pumpkin Seed
Small 3 days N/A Y Y N N 50 80
Pumpkin
5-6 Pumpkin
Pumpkin Seed
Pumpkin Seed
(30%)
Rainbow Flower SeedRainbow Flower Seed
Rainbow Flower Seed
Small 8 days N/A Y Y Y Y 50 80
Rainbow Flower
11-13 Rainbow Flower
Rainbow Flower Seed
Rainbow Flower Seed
(30%)
Sisal SeedSisal Seed
Sisal Seed
Small 9 days N/A N N Y N 50 80
Linen
18-20 Linen
Sisal Seed
Sisal Seed
(30%)
Wheat SeedWheat Seed
Wheat Seed
Small 3 days N/A Y Y Y Y 50 80
Wheat
11-13 Wheat
Wheat Seed
Wheat Seed
(30%)
Zeolora Tree SeedZeolora Tree Seed
Zeolora Tree Seed
Large 18 days 8 days Y Y Y Y 50 80
Zeolite
23-25 Zeolite
None

Costs and profitsEdit

One harvest cropsEdit

Profit per Day with Fertilizer Cost is calculated assuming the player purchases all fertilizer they use at Sophie's Ranch. Profit per Day w/o Fertilizer Cost does not take the Fertilizer price into account.

Seed Seed Price Days Sell Price per Fruit Base Harvest Amount Base Profit per Day Happy Harvest Amount Fertilizer to Keep Happy Profit per Day with Fertilizer Cost Profit per Day w/o Fertilizer Cost
Bamboo Papaya SeedBamboo Papaya Seed
Bamboo Papaya Seed
8Gols 8 9Gols 13 13.625Gols 26 5 (60g) 20.75Gols 28.25Gols
Chili Pepper SeedChili Pepper Seed
Chili Pepper Seed
99Gols 4 5Gols 19.5

-0.375Gols

39 3 (36g) 15Gols 24Gols
Cornball SeedCornball Seed
Cornball Seed
99Gols 10 13Gols 15 9.6Gols 30 6 (72g) 21.9Gols 29.1Gols
Cotton SeedCotton Seed
Cotton Seed
8Gols 5 5Gols 14.5 12.9Gols 29 4 (48g) 17.8Gols 27.4Gols
Layered Carrot SeedLayered Carrot Seed
Layered Carrot Seed
16Gols 7 10Gols 12.2 15.14Gols 24.4 5 (60g) 24Gols 32.57Gols
Lettuce SeedLettuce Seed
Lettuce Seed
16Gols 5 7Gols 12.5 14.3Gols 25 4 (48g) 22.2Gols 31.8Gols
Potato Fruit SeedPotato Fruit Seed
Potato Fruit Seed
4Gols 3 4Gols 9.7 11.6Gols 19.4 2 (24g) 16.53Gols 24.53Gols
Pumpkin SeedPumpkin Seed
Pumpkin Seed
4Gols 3 6Gols 5.7 10.67Gols 11.4 3 (36g) 9.47Gols 21.47Gols
Rainbow Flower SeedRainbow Flower Seed
Rainbow Flower Seed
16Gols[1] 8 12Gols 11.7 15.55Gols 23.4 5 (60g) 25.6Gols 33.1Gols
Sisal SeedSisal Seed
Sisal Seed
16Gols[1] 9 7Gols 19 14.78Gols 38 6 (72g) 19.78Gols 27.78Gols
Wheat SeedWheat Seed
Wheat Seed[2]
4Gols 3 3Gols 11.9 10.57Gols 23.8 3 (36g) 10.47Gols 22.47Gols

Multiple harvests cropsEdit

This ignores the initial cost. Fertilized harvest numbers are left out (they are always doubled). Profit per day includes the value of secondary products, and fertilized profit per day includes the fertilizer cost. Profit per day can be improved by processing the products of these crops, for example making Dried Apple Slices or Crystal Necklaces. Values were datamined[3].

Seed Growth Days Days per Harvest Fertilizer per Day Sell Price per Fruit Average Harvest Amount Average Secondary Products Base Profit per Day Fertilized Profit per Day
Apricot Tree SeedApricot Tree Seed
Apricot Tree Seed
20 4 1.2 5Gols
Apricot
19.4 Apricot
None 24.25Gols 34.1Gols
Apple Tree SeedApple Tree Seed
Apple Tree Seed
15 8 1.2 5Gols
Apple
19.545 Apple
Aroma Apple
1.955 Aroma Apple
26.875Gols 39.35Gols
Crystella Tree SeedCrystella Tree Seed
Crystella Tree Seed
16 8 0.5 8Gols
Crystal
18.6 Crystal
Sapphire
0.6 Sapphire

Ruby
0.1 Ruby
37.35Gols 68.7Gols
Nitra Tree SeedNitra Tree Seed
Nitra Tree Seed
15 8 1.2 8Gols
Nitre
29.4 Nitre
None 29.4Gols 44.4Gols
Zeolora Tree SeedZeolora Tree Seed
Zeolora Tree Seed
18 8 0.5 10Gols
Zeolite
24 Zeolite
None 30Gols 54Gols
Special Giant SeedSpecial Giant Seed
Special Giant Seed
(Apple Tree)
28 22 1.2 5Gols
Apple
19.545 Apple
Aroma Apple
1.955 Aroma Apple


1 Giant Apple

14.32Gols 27.875Gols

Giant CropsEdit

Main article: Special Giant Seed

Giant Crops are grown from Special Giant Seeds, and can be sold or entered in the Autumn Festival. They have a range of sizes depending on how well the seed was kept fully fertilized during its growth period.

Special Giant Seeds can be purchased from Mysterious Man for 500 Gols each or received for free for participating in the Autumn Festival Competition.

Special Giant Seed needs to be planted into a Large Planter Box. The crop type is determined when it is planted, so the player can reset the day and plant the seed again until they get a crop they desire.

Unlike with the normal crops, the time the crop is kept fully fertilized does not affect the yield but affects the crop size instead. Large crops range in size from Large, Great, Giant, Colossal, to King depending on how well they were kept fully fertilized (happy) during their growing period. Every Giant Seed regardless of the crop consumes 120 Fertilizer points per day and requires a minimum of 450 Fertilizer points to be happy.

All giant crops only yield a single item upon maturation, except for Giant Apple Trees. Giant Apple Trees produce one giant Apple as well as normal Apples and Aroma Apples upon maturation, then continue to produce more giant and normal-sized fruit for as long as the tree lives. The amount of regular fruit produced is the same as the normal Apple Tree produces and doubles if the plant is kept fully fertilized for the whole growing period.

Every Special Giant Seed takes 22 days to grow, except the giant Apple Tree, which takes 28 days to mature and 22 days to produce the first and subsequent harvests.

Sizes and costsEdit

Fertilizer numbers in the table below are estimates. Fertilizer Cost assumes the player purchases all Fertilizer they use at Sophie's Ranch; Fertilizer made in a Blender is roughly three times cheaper.

Time Kept Happy Size Minimum Fertilizer Needed Fertilizer Cost Description Sell Price
0-20% Large 0 0 The resulting produce is somewhat larger than usual. 100Gols
20-40% Great 11 132Gols The resulting produce is quite a big larger than usual. 150Gols
40-60% Giant 16 192Gols The resulting produce is much larger than the usual, it should be competitive at the Autumn Festival. 200Gols
60-80% Colossal 22 264Gols The resulting produce is much, much larger than the usual, it should beat most of the competition at the Autumn Festival. 350Gols
80-100% King 27 324Gols There are probably no other crop as big as this one. 500Gols

WeightsEdit

For the Autumn Festival Competition, certain King-sized crops likely guarantee first place, whereas Large or Great-sized crops are unlikely to place at all. Not every crop weighs the same despite being in the same size tier; King Pumpkins, Layered Carrots, Potato Fruits, and Bamboo Papaya tend to weigh the most.

Please note that it is impossible to first place against Emily's special giant crop, the Princess Pumpkin, which is entered the autumn following The Pumpkin Princess (meaning one year after her Giant Pumpkin Seed is first sown). The highest that the player can place when Emily enters her Princess Pumpkin is second place.

Crop Name Large Great Giant Colossal King
AppleApple Apple 9 18 30 48 60
Bamboo PapayaBamboo Papaya Bamboo Papaya 7 15 26 38 50
Layered CarrotLayered Carrot Layered Carrot 13 26 41 58 78
LettuceLettuce Lettuce 7 13 21 30 40
Potato FruitPotato Fruit Potato Fruit 11 24 39 56 76
PumpkinPumpkin Pumpkin 15 28 43 60 80


ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Traded for Small Silicon Chips; assuming each Chip sells for 80g.
  2. Wheat can be turned into Flour in a Blender to double its sell price.
  3. https://colab.research.google.com/drive/1Q4Uls7HqD6i8jOJ6GTeQpkDWf1NAxsTc


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