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Cactus is obtained by breaking the plant. It is most commonly found in Desert and Mesa Biomes.

Usage / Purpose

The main use for Cactus is in making the dye Cactus Green. Additionally, Cactus can be replanted as a security plant as it deals damage to anything that comes into contact with it.

Drops / Yields

It is best to destroy the bottom block of a multi-block Cactus as this will drop all the blocks at once. The Cactus will yield one piece for each block of plant.


Cactus is stored in stacks of up to 64 pieces.


Cactus can also be obtained as a drop from the Nether Reactor.


Cactus Green Recipe

Cactus is reduced in the Furnace to produce the Cactus Green dye.

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