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How to plant seeds in Sons of the Forest

Grow your beautiful and healthy garden!

Sons of the Forest is a survival game where you must fend off cannibals but also sleep, eat, and drink by any means possible. Although you can always hunt, find canned food, or eat berries, you'll need more. But for a reliable source of edibles, it is a must to start a garden so you can grow plants. Here's how to plant seeds in Sons of the Forest, so you're never hungry again.

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Can I plant seeds in Sons of the Forest?

The short answer is yes, you can plant seeds in Sons of the Forest. To do this, you must build a planter to start growing plants in your garden. You have two options for planters: build a Standing Planter or a Wall Planter. The choice is yours, depending on how you want it to look. To construct a Standing Planter, you need 16 sticks; for the Wall Planter, you will need 13 sticks.

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How to grow plants Sons of the Forest

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You need to find seeds to grow plants in Sons of the Forest. Follow these steps to build your garden:

  • Find berry bushes and pick them up; you'll also have a chance to get seeds.
  • Another option is to destroy the bushes and collect the seeds from the ground.
  • Press B to open the book and hold X to select the Gardening tab.
  • Select the type of planter you wish to build.
  • Choose a location and place it by holding the E button.

Remember that you can only plant one kind of seed per planter, and it will take two to three days for them to grow fully. Crafting is essential for your survival, so make sure to learn how to build a campfire in Sons of the Forest, as you'll need it to prepare food.

For more on Sons of the Forest, check out How to make and use a Fish Trap in Sons of the Forest on Pro Game Guides.


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