Cactus seed

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Cactus seeds can be planted in a cactus patch found in Al Kharid and the Farming Guild. They require level 55 Farming to plant. Growth time is approximately 9 hours. Players can harvest cactus spines from the mature plant, which often fetch a high price due to their uses in yew farming and Herblore and lack of supply.

Ayesha in Al Kharid or Alan in the Farming Guild will look after your growing cactus plant in exchange for 6 cadava berries.

Cactus seeds are dropped by Aberrant spectres, Dagannoth (Lighthouse), Ice giants, Moss giants, Ogres, Cave horrors and other monsters. They can also be obtained by pickpocketing a Master Farmer.

Farming info[edit | edit source]

Cactus seed
Level required Farming 55
Patch Cactus
Seeds per 1
Payment 6 cadava berries
Growth time 560 min (7x80 min = 9.3 hours)
Yield 3+ (varies)
Regrow Yes
Seed Cactus seed 5.pngCactus seed
Plant Unknown (edit)
Crop Cactus spine.pngCactus spine
Planting XP 66.5 xp
Checking XP 374 xp
Harvesting XP 25 xp

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
Aberrant spectre96 Multicombat.png11/75.7
Abhorrent spectre253 Multicombat.png13 × 1/75.7
Ankou Level 9898 Multicombat.png11/8,296.7
Ankou (m)75–98 Multicombat.png11/8,733.3
Arrg Normal113 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Berry71 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Black Knight Titan120; 210 Multicombat.png11/228
Bryophyta (m)128 Multicombat.png11/1,717.6
Cave abomination206 Multicombat.png11/79.9
Cave horror80 Multicombat.png11/79.9
Cave kraken127 Multicombat.png11/374.6
Colossal Hydra309 Multicombat.png11/359.6
Cyclops Level 106106 Multicombat.png11/2,911.1
Cyclops Level 8156; 76; 81 Multicombat.png11/8,733.3
Cyclops Level 5656; 76; 81 Multicombat.png11/8,733.3
Cyclops Level 7656; 76; 81 Multicombat.png11/8,733.3
Dagannoth (Waterbirth Island) Level 9090 Multicombat.png11/1,438.5
Dagannoth (Waterbirth Island) Level 8888 Multicombat.png11/1,438.5
Dagannoth Prime303 Multicombat.png11/205.5
Dagannoth Supreme303 Multicombat.png11/205.5
Dagannoth74; 92; 100 Multicombat.png11/79.9
Dark beast182 Multicombat.png11/359.6
Deviant spectre169 Multicombat.png11/89.9
Drake192 Multicombat.png11/955.2
Earth warrior51 Multicombat.png11/621
Enclave guard83 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Feral Vampyre61–130 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Giant Rock Crab137 Multicombat.png11/1,438.5
Giant Sea Snake149 Multicombat.png11/798.5
Gorad68 Multicombat.png11/745.2
Greater Nechryael200 Multicombat.png1–21/287.7
Guardian Drake386 Multicombat.png13 × 1/955.2
Hespori284 Multicombat.png4–142/80
Hobgoblin (m)28; 42; 47 Multicombat.png11/931.6
Hydra194 Multicombat.png11/359.6
Ice giant Level 6767 Multicombat.png11/859.9
Ice giant Level 53 (m)53 Multicombat.png11/1,397.3
Ice troll female82 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Ice troll female82 Multicombat.png11/1,016.2
Ice troll grunt102 Multicombat.png11/1,016.2
Ice troll male82 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Ice troll male82 Multicombat.png11/1,016.2
Ice troll runt74 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Ice troll runt74 Multicombat.png11/1,016.2
Ice warrior (m)57 Multicombat.png11/621
Iorwerth Archer90 Multicombat.png11/89.9
Iorwerth Warrior Iorwerth Camp Multicombat.png11/84.6
Jogre53; 58 Multicombat.png11/751.1
King Sand Crab107 Multicombat.png11/1,438.5
King kurask295 Multicombat.png13 × 1/92.9
Kurask106 Multicombat.png11/92.9
Lizardman brute73 Multicombat.png11/390.1
Lizardman53; 62 Multicombat.png11/506.5
Lizardman53; 62 Multicombat.png11/454.1
Lobstrosity68 Multicombat.png11/2,576.3
Lobstrosity68 Multicombat.png11/265.2
Locust rider68; 98; 106 Multicombat.png11/719.2
Martin the Master Gardener38 Thieving icon.png11/1,000
Master Farmer38 Thieving icon.png11/1,000
Mogre60 Multicombat.png11/859.9
Moss giant42; 48; 84 Multicombat.png11/319.4
Moss giant (m)42; 48; 84 Multicombat.png11/319.4
Mountain troll69; 71 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Nechryael115 Multicombat.png1–21/72.4
Nechryarch Normal Multicombat.png1–23 × 1/72.4
Nechryarch300 Multicombat.png1–23 × 1/287.7
Night beast374 Multicombat.png11/359.6
Ogre chieftain81 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Ogre53; 58; 63 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Ogress Shaman (m)82 Multicombat.png11/2,026.1
Ogress Warrior (m)82 Multicombat.png11/2,026.1
Repugnant spectre335 Multicombat.png13 × 1/89.9
Sarachnis318 Multicombat.png31/561.9
Scarab mage66; 93 Multicombat.png11/719.2
Screaming twisted banshee144 Multicombat.png13 × 1/110.7
Seed packN/A Casket.png2–62/30
Shadow Wyrm267 Multicombat.png13 × 1/284.7
Skeleton (Shayzien Crypts)132 Multicombat.png11/2,680
Skeleton fremennik40; 50; 60 Multicombat.png11/558.9
Sourhog37 Multicombat.png11/400.3
Spiked Turoth244 Multicombat.png11/79.9
Stone chest Multicombat.png11/1,746.7
Temple Spider75 Multicombat.png11/1,455.6
Thrower Troll67 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Tortured soul59 Multicombat.png11/558.9
Tree spirit14–159 Multicombat.png11/102.7
Troll spectator71 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Turoth83; 85; 87; 89 Multicombat.png11/79.9
Twig71 Multicombat.png11/588.4
Twisted Banshee89 Multicombat.png11/110.7
Undead Druid105 Multicombat.png11/727.8
Vyrewatch Sentinel151 Multicombat.png11/8,122
Vyrewatch87–125 Multicombat.png11/10,080
Wallasalki98 Multicombat.png11/1,438.5
Waterfiend115 Multicombat.png11/359.6
Wise Old Man tasksN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Wyrm99 Multicombat.png11/284.7
Zombie (Shayzien Crypts)132 Multicombat.png11/2,680
Audio options icon.png
Checking health of cacti
The track that plays upon checking the health of cacti.

Growth stages[edit | edit source]

Stage Image Diseased Dead
1 Cactus stage 1.png N/A N/A
2 Cactus stage 2.png Cactus stage 2 (diseased).png Cactus stage 2 (dead).png
3 Cactus stage 3.png Cactus stage 3 (diseased).png Cactus stage 3 (dead).png
4 Cactus stage 4.png Cactus stage 4 (diseased).png Cactus stage 4 (dead).png
5 Cactus stage 5.png Cactus stage 5 (diseased).png Cactus stage 5 (dead).png
6 Cactus stage 6.png Cactus stage 6 (diseased).png Cactus stage 6 (dead).png
7 Cactus stage 7.png Cactus stage 7 (diseased).png Cactus stage 7 (dead).png
8 Cactus stage 8.png N/A N/A

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
10 January 2019
(update | poll)

A new cactus patch has been made available in the Farming Guild.

18 September 2014
(update | poll)

The cactus patch found in Al-Kharid now has a farmer NPC to protect your cactus for 6 cadava berries.

Gallery[edit | edit source]