Crop running

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Crop running, sometimes referred to as farm running, is the act of visiting farming locations in sequence to efficiently harvest crops. Crop running is the most effective way to gain Farming experience, compared to waiting for growing crops to complete.

Crop running can be combined with activities such as item alchemising or bolt fletching.

Even though all farming locations can be reached on foot, or by boat, it may, especially with high Farming levels, be worth obtaining teleports. Lunar Magic is available for higher level users and is helpful for its Fishing Guild teleport, as well as the Cure Plant and Fertile Soil spells. These spells are available between Magic levels 66 and 83, following completion of the Lunar Diplomacy quest.

Note that the below guides only give one or a select few options on how to approach each run. Other ways of transportation can be used, just as different combinations of multiple crop runs.

Contents

Allotment, flower and herb run[edit | edit source]

Since most herb patches are accompanied by flower and allotment patches, many players choose to also grow allotments and flowers on their herb runs. This section only visits the six locations in which all aforementioned patches are found together. Visit the section below for a guide on a run that visits all herb patches.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

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Ardougne cloak 4.png
Xeric's talisman.png
Magic secateurs.png
Graceful top.png
Graceful legs.png
Graceful gloves.png
Graceful boots.png
Explorer's ring 4.png
Ranarr seed 5.png6Rake.pngSeed dibber.pngSpade.png
Watermelon seed 5.png36Curry leaf.png120
Nasturtium seed 5.png6
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Xeric's talisman.pngEctophial.pngCamelot teleport (tablet).pngSkills necklace.png

Farming the allotments, flowers and herbs[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patches by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a flower seed in the middle patch, plant allotment seeds in the large patches and plant a herb seed in the herb patch. This requires a seed dibber.
  3. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patches to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
    • Optionally, pay the nearby gardener to protect the allotment patches.
    • The flower patch can also be used to grow a flower that protects the allotment patches.
  4. Wait for the crops to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patches.
  6. Harvest the crops to gain Farming experience.
    • If a flower is used to protect the allotment patches, don't remove the full-grown flower.
  7. Plant new seeds. This requires a seed dibber.
  8. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patches to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  9. Optionally, pay the nearby gardener to protect the allotments.
  10. Use the produce on the nearby Tool leprechaun to note them.
  11. Swap empty buckets with the leprechaun for more compost or supercompost.
  12. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Example allotment, flower and herb run sequence[edit | edit source]

  1. Falador patch:
    1. Use the teleport option on the Explorer's ring 2, 3 or 4 and run north.
    2. Teleport to Draynor Village with an amulet of glory and run northwest.
    3. Teleport to Falador and run south-east of Falador.
  2. Port Phasmatys patch:
    1. Empty the ectophial and run west.
    2. Use the fairy ring alq and run north.
  3. Ardougne patch
    1. Use the teleport option on the Ardougne cloak 2, 3, or 4 to teleport to the farming patches.
    2. Teleport to the Fishing Guild with a skills necklace and run east.
    3. Teleport to the Ranging Guild with a combat bracelet and run southeast.
  4. Catherby patch:
    1. Catherby Teleport from the lunar spellbook.
    2. Teleport to Camelot and run east until reaching the patch north of Catherby.
  5. Hosidius patch
    1. Use the teleport option on the Xeric's talisman, select the Xeric's glade option and run south-west.
    2. Teleport to the Woodcutting Guild with a skills necklace, run north-east and jump across the stepping stones (level Agility 45 required).
  6. Farming Guild patch
    1. Teleport to the Farming Guild with either the farming cape or a skills necklace and run west.
  7. Prifddinas patch
    1. Teleport to Spirit tree.
  8. Harmony Island patch
    1. Harmony Island Teleport

Herb run[edit | edit source]

Herb runs can be completed during vegetable and flower runs as there is one herb patch per allotment location. A herb-only run can take between five and ten minutes. Leprechauns can exchange herbs for notes to save inventory space. There are three disease-free herb patches, one found atop the Troll Stronghold following the completion of My Arm's Big Adventure, one in Weiss following the completion of Making Friends with My Arm, and one in Hosidius, provided you have at least 50% Hosidius favour.

A player may wish to bring extra supplies for additional trips following a completed run, after a break of approximately 80 minutes. When the player logs in, they will immediately be at the herb patch ready to harvest and plant a new seed. Logging out at a herb patch minimises run time, thus, it may be most beneficial to log out at the Trollheim patch, followed by the Port Phasmatys patch.

A herb run can be very profitable. Visit the page linked above for an overview of the currently most profitable seeds.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

Graceful hood.png
Ardougne cloak 4.png
Xeric's talisman.png
Magic secateurs.png
Graceful top.png
Graceful legs.png
Graceful gloves.png
Graceful boots.png
Explorer's ring 4.png
Ranarr seed 5.png9Rake.pngSeed dibber.pngSpade.png
Bottomless compost bucket.png
Ectophial.pngSkills necklace.pngIcy basalt.png
Catherby teleport (tablet).pngHarmony island teleport (tablet).pngRune pouch.pngStony basalt.png

Farming the herbs[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Use a seed dibber to plant the herb seed.
  3. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  4. Wait for the crop to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch
  6. Harvest the crop using magic secateurs and a spade.
  7. Plant a new herb seed, requiring a seed dibber.
  8. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  9. Use a herb on the nearby Tool leprechaun to note them.
  10. Swap empty buckets with the leprechaun for more compost or supercompost.
  11. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Herb run sequence[edit | edit source]

The patches can be harvested in any order. Teleport options are ordered from quickest to slowest:

  1. Falador patch
    1. Use the teleport option on the Explorer's ring 2, 3 or 4 and run north.
    2. Use the spirit tree teleport to Port Sarim and run north
    3. Teleport to Draynor Village with an amulet of glory and run northwest.
    4. Teleport to Falador and run south-east of Falador.
  2. Port Phasmatys patch
    1. Empty the ectophial and run west.
    2. Use the fairy ring alq and run north.
  3. Ardougne patch
    1. Use the teleport option on the Ardougne cloak 2, 3, or 4 to teleport to the farming patches.
    2. Teleport to the Fishing Guild with a skills necklace and run east.
    3. Teleport to the Ranging Guild with a combat bracelet and run southeast.
    4. Teleport to Ardougne and run northeast.
  4. Catherby patch
    1. Catherby Teleport from the lunar spellbook.
    2. Teleport using a Catherby teleport tablet.
    3. Teleport to Camelot and run east until reaching the patch north of Catherby.
  5. Hosidius patch
    1. Use the teleport option on the Xeric's talisman, select the Xeric's glade option and run south-west.
    2. Teleport to the Woodcutting Guild with a skills necklace, run north-east and jump across the stepping stones (level Agility 45 required).
    3. Teleport to the Hosidius player owned house portal with the Construction cape and run north.
  6. Troll Stronghold patch (Requires My Arm's Big Adventure)
    1. Teleport to the roof using a stony basalt with at least the hard Fremennik Diary and Agility 73
    2. Teleport using a stony basalt and run through the troll stronghold to the roof.
    3. Teleport to Trollheim and use the Agility shortcuts to the west. Continue through the aggressive trolls and into the stronghold. Run south to a door, and then north to a ladder. Climb up and run north to the patch.
  7. Weiss patch (Requires Making Friends With My Arm)
    1. Teleport using an icy basalt.
  8. Farming Guild patch (Requires 65 Farming)
    1. Teleport to the Farming Guild with either the farming cape or a skills necklace and run west.
  9. Harmony Island patch (Requires Morytania Elite Diary)
    1. Teleport to Harmony Island with a Harmony Island teleport tablet and run south.

Hop run[edit | edit source]

Hops patches are often not as conveniently located near teleport locations as allotment patches, and have only one patch to farm. That being said, certain crops such as Yanillian hops, Barley and Jute fibre can net some decent profit for such low level Farming.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

  • Level Farming 3 to plant the lowest level hop seed.

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

Graceful hood.png
Graceful cape.png
Magic secateurs.png
Graceful top.png
Graceful legs.png
Graceful gloves.png
Graceful boots.png
Jute seed 5.png12Rake.pngSeed dibber.pngSpade.png
Barley malt.png24Ultracompost.pngUltracompost.pngUltracompost.png
Ultracompost.pngUltracompost.pngUltracompost.png
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Chronicle.pngCamelot teleport (tablet).pngYanille teleport.pngRing of dueling.png

Farming the hops[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a hop seed. This requires a seed dibber.
  3. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  4. Optionally, pay the nearby gardener to protect the bush.
  5. Wait for the bushes to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  6. Return to the patch.
  7. Check the health of the bushes to receive Farming experience.
  8. Click the bush to harvest the hops.
  9. Plant a new hop seed. This requires a seed dibber.
  10. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  11. Optionally, pay the nearby gardener to protect the bush.
  12. Use a berry on the nearby Tool leprechaun to note them.
  13. Swap empty buckets with the leprechaun for more compost or supercompost.
  14. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Example hop run sequence[edit | edit source]

  1. Lumbridge farm patch:
    1. Teleport to the Champions' Guild using a combat bracelet or the Chronicle teleport and run south-east.
    2. Teleport to Lumbridge, run east over the bridge and run north past the chicken pen.
  2. McGrubor's Wood patch:
    1. Teleport to Camelot and run north-west.
    2. Use the fairy ring als and run north.
  3. Yanille patch:
    1. Teleport to Yanille using the Watchtower Teleport, after completion of the hard Ardougne Diary.
    2. Teleport to Yanille's house portal, using the Teleport to House spell or a Yanille teleport tablet, and run east to arrive at the hop patch.
    3. Minigame teleport to Nightmare Zone.
  4. Entrana patch:
    1. Teleport to Castle Wars using a ring of dueling. Bank all items that are not allowed to enter Entrana and withdraw 1 set of normal logs. Run north-east and use the balloon transport system to travel to Entrana. The balloon pad is next to the hops patch.
    2. Use the teleport option on the Explorer's ring 2, 3 or 4 and run south to Port Sarim to take the boat to Entrana.

Bush run[edit | edit source]

Requirements[edit | edit source]

  • Level Farming 10 to plant the lowest level bush seed.

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

Graceful hood.png
Graceful cape.png
Magic secateurs.png
Graceful top.png
Graceful legs.png
Graceful gloves.png
Graceful boots.png
Whiteberry seed 5.png5Rake.pngSeed dibber.pngSpade.png
Mushroom.png40Ultracompost.pngUltracompost.pngUltracompost.png
Ultracompost.pngUltracompost.pngUltracompost.png
Chronicle.png
Rimmington teleport.pngArdougne cloak 1.pngRing of wealth.pngSkills necklace.png

Farming the bushes[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a bush seed. This requires a seed dibber.
  3. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  4. Optionally, pay the nearby gardener to protect the bush.
  5. Wait for the bushes to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  6. Return to the patch.
  7. Check the health of the bushes to receive Farming experience.
  8. Click the bush to harvest the berries.
  9. Plant a new bush seed. This requires a seed dibber.
  10. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  11. Optionally, pay the nearby gardener to protect the bush.
  12. Use a berry on the nearby Tool leprechaun to note them.
  13. Swap empty buckets with the leprechaun for more compost or supercompost.
  14. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Example bush run sequence[edit | edit source]

  1. Champions' Guild patch:
    1. Teleport to the Champions' Guild using a combat bracelet or the Chronicle teleport and run west.
  2. Rimmington patch:
    1. Teleport to Rimmington's house portal, using the Teleport to House spell or a Rimmington teleport tablet, and run west to arrive at the bush patch.
  3. Ardougne Monastery patch:
    1. Teleport to the Ardougne Monastery using any Ardougne cloak.
  4. Etceteria patch:
    1. Teleport to Miscellania using a ring of wealth and run north-east.
    2. Use the fairy ring cip and run east.
  5. Farming Guild patch:
    1. Teleport to the Farming Guild with either the farming cape or a skills necklace and run east.

Tree run[edit | edit source]

For a faster run, ensure that saplings have been prepared in advance.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

  • Level Farming 15 to plant the lowest level tree seed.

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

Farmer's strawhat.png
Farmer's jacket.png
Farmer's boro trousers.png
Farmer's boots.png
Rake.pngSpade.pngCoins 100.png1200
Magic sapling.pngMagic sapling.pngMagic sapling.pngMagic sapling.png
Magic sapling.pngMagic sapling.pngCoconut.png150
Lumbridge teleport (tablet).pngVarrock teleport (tablet).png
Ring of wealth.pngTaverley teleport.pngSlayer ring.pngSkills necklace.png

Farming the trees[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Pay the nearby gardener to protect the trees. Alternatively, use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease.
  4. Wait for the trees to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch.
  6. Check the health of the trees to receive Farming experience.
  7. Plant a new tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  8. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Example tree run sequence[edit | edit source]

The patches can be harvested in any order. Teleport options are ordered from quickest to slowest:

  1. Lumbridge patch:
    1. Teleport to Lumbridge and run west through the castle to arrive at the tree patch.
  2. Varrock Palace patch:
    1. Teleport to the centre of Varrock and run north to enter the palace's courtyard with the tree patch.
    2. Use the spirit tree network to teleport to the spirit tree in the Grand Exchange and run south-east into the palace's courtyard and then east to the tree patch.
  3. Falador Park patch:
    1. Teleport to Falador Park with a ring of wealth to arrive next to the tree patch.
    2. Teleport to Falador and run east to enter Falador Park to arrive at the tree patch.
  4. Taverley patch:
    1. Teleport to Taverley's house portal, using the Teleport to House spell or a Taverley teleport tablet, and run south-east to arrive at the tree patch.
    2. Teleport to Crafting Guild, take balloon travel system and select Taverley
  5. Gnome Stronghold patch:
    1. Teleport to the Stronghold Slayer Cave with a slayer ring to arrive next to the tree patch.
    2. Use the spirit tree network to teleport to the spirit tree in the Gnome Stronghold and run south-west.
    3. Use the Royal seed pod to teleport to the Grand tree and run south-west.
  6. Farming Guild patch:
    1. Teleport to the Farming Guild with either the farming cape or a skills necklace and run west.
    2. Use the Fairy ring code cir and run southwest to enter the guild.

Fruit tree and calquat tree run[edit | edit source]

Fruit tree patches should be easily accessible to most players except for the one in Lletya (see Farming/Patch locations). Fruit trees take approx 15 hours to grow (includes time when not logged in). For all practical purposes, a fruit tree run is done once per day so you do not need to use an amulet of nature. For a faster run, ensure that saplings have been prepared in advance. Since fruit tree runs are done daily, they are often done in conjunction with calquat trees as they are generally along the route.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

Farmer's strawhat.png
Farmer's jacket.png
Farmer's boro trousers.png
Farmer's boots.png
Rake.pngSpade.pngCoins 100.png1400
Palm sapling.pngPalm sapling.pngPalm sapling.pngPalm sapling.png
Palm sapling.pngPalm sapling.pngPapaya fruit.png90
Calquat sapling.pngPoison ivy berries.png8
Camelot teleport (tablet).pngSkills necklace.pngTeleport crystal.pngBrimhaven teleport.png

Farming the fruit trees[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a fruit tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Pay the nearby gardener to protect the trees. Alternatively, use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease.
  4. Wait for the trees to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch.
  6. Check the health of the trees to receive Farming experience.
  7. Plant a new fruit tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  8. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Farming the Calquat tree[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a calquat sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Pay the nearby gardener to protect the tree. Alternatively, use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease.
  4. Wait for the tree to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch.
  6. Check the health of the tree to receive Farming experience.
  7. Plant a new calquat sapling. This requires a spade.
  8. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Example fruit tree run sequence[edit | edit source]

The patches can be harvested in any order. Below describes one option:

  1. Start at the Grand Exchange. Use the bankers to withdraw items for the trip.
  2. Gnome Stronghold patch:
    1. Run north-east and use the spirit tree to travel to the Gnome Stronghold.
    2. Run east to arrive at the fruit tree patch.
  3. Tree Gnome Village patch:
    1. From the Gnome Stronghold patch, run west to return to the spirit tree and now travel to the Tree Gnome Village.
    2. Run west, squeeze-through the Loose Railing and follow Elkoy.
    3. Run south-west to arrive at the fruit tree patch.
  4. Catherby patch:
    1. Teleport to Camelot and follow the path south-east to arrive in Catherby.
    2. In Catherby, continue the path east to arrive at the beach with the fruit tree patch.
  5. Farming Guild patch:
    1. Teleport to the Farming Guild with the Farming cape or a skills necklace and run north.
  6. Lletya patch:
    1. Teleport to Lletya with a (eternal) teleport crystal and run south-east.
  7. Brimhaven patch:
    1. Teleport to the Brimhaven house portal using the Teleport to House spell, or by redirecting a Teleport to house tablet with a scroll of redirection, and run north.
  8. Calquat tree patch:
    1. From the Brimhaven fruit tree patch, run south towards Tai Bwo Wannai.

Tree, fruit tree, calquat tree and celastrus tree run[edit | edit source]

This guide can be used as a daily farm run. This run gives a lot of Farming experience with high experience per hour rates. This strategy gives approximately 215,000 Farming experience per run, while costing 2,088,727 coins per run. Note that the celastrus tree will grow celastrus bark, which can be sold for around 67,776 coins per run, assuming an average of 8 celastrus barks per tree, thus saving a bit on the beforementioned cost.

Cheaper seed alternatives can be used to reduce the cost per experience. However, this will also reduce the amount of experience per run. For example, a run using maple seeds and palm tree seeds instead of magic seeds and dragonfruit tree seeds will give approximately 109,000 Farming experience, while costing 422,581 coins, minus the returned celastrus bark.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

Farmer's strawhat.png
Skills necklace.png
Dragon axe.png
Farmer's jacket.png
Farmer's boro trousers.png
Farmer's boots.png
Ring of wealth.png
Rake.pngSpade.pngCoins 100.png2800Rune pouch.png
Magic sapling.pngMagic sapling.pngMagic sapling.pngMagic sapling.png
Magic sapling.pngMagic sapling.pngCoconut.png240
Dragonfruit sapling.pngDragonfruit sapling.pngDragonfruit sapling.pngDragonfruit sapling.png
Dragonfruit sapling.pngDragonfruit sapling.pngUltracompost.png
Calquat sapling.pngPoison ivy berries.png8Celastrus sapling.pngPotato cactus.png8
Taverley teleport.pngCamelot teleport (tablet).pngTeleport crystal.pngBrimhaven teleport.png
Law rune.pngLava rune.pngMist rune.png

Farming the trees[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Pay the nearby gardener to protect the trees. Alternatively, use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease.
  4. Wait for the trees to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch.
  6. Check the health of the trees to receive Farming experience.
  7. Plant a new tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  8. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Farming the fruit trees[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a fruit tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Pay the nearby gardener to protect the trees. Alternatively, use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease.
  4. Wait for the trees to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch.
  6. Check the health of the trees to receive Farming experience.
  7. Plant a new fruit tree sapling. This requires a spade.
  8. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Farming the Calquat tree[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a calquat sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Pay the nearby gardener to protect the tree. Alternatively, use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease.
  4. Wait for the tree to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch.
  6. Check the health of the tree to receive Farming experience.
  7. Plant a new calquat sapling. This requires a spade.
  8. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Farming the Celastrus tree[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a celastrus sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Use ultracompost on the patch to increase the minimum and average yield of celastrus bark.
  4. Pay the nearby gardener to protect the tree. Alternatively, use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease.
  5. Wait for the tree to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  6. Return to the patch.
  7. Check the health of the tree to receive Farming experience.
  8. Harvest the celastrus bark. This requires an axe.
  9. Plant a new celastrus sapling. This requires a spade.
  10. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Example combined tree run sequence[edit | edit source]

  1. Start at the Grand Exchange. Use the bankers to withdraw items for the trip.
  2. Gnome Stronghold fruit tree patch:
    1. Run north-east and use the spirit tree to travel to the Gnome Stronghold.
    2. Run east to arrive at the fruit tree patch.
  3. Gnome Stronghold tree patch:
    1. Run south-west arrive at the tree patch.
  4. Tree Gnome Village patch:
    1. From the Gnome Stronghold tree patch, run north to return to the spirit tree and now travel to the Tree Gnome Village.
    2. Run west, squeeze-through the Loose Railing and follow Elkoy.
    3. Run south-west to arrive at the fruit tree patch.
  5. Farming Guild tree, fruit tree and celastrus tree patch:
    1. Teleport to the Farming Guild with either the farming cape or a skills necklace and run west to find the tree patch.
    2. Run a bit east and then north to find the fruit tree and celastrus tree patches.
  6. Lumbridge tree patch:
    1. Teleport to Lumbridge and run west through the castle to arrive at the tree patch.
  7. Varrock Palace tree patch:
    1. Teleport to the centre of Varrock and run north to enter the palace's courtyard with the tree patch.
  8. Falador Park tree patch:
    1. Teleport to Falador Park with a ring of wealth to arrive next to the tree patch.
  9. Taverley tree patch:
    1. Teleport to Taverley's house portal, using the Teleport to House spell or a Taverley teleport tablet, and run south-east to arrive at the tree patch.
  10. Catherby fruit tree patch:
    1. Teleport to Camelot and follow the path south-east to arrive in Catherby.
    2. In Catherby, continue the path east to arrive at the beach with the fruit tree patch.
  11. Lletya patch:
    1. Teleport to Lletya with a (eternal) teleport crystal and run south-east.
  12. Brimhaven patch:
    1. Teleport to the Brimhaven house portal using the Teleport to House spell, or by redirecting a Teleport to house tablet with a scroll of redirection, and run north.
      • Alternately, teleport to the house portal in Rimmington and take the boat.
  13. Calquat tree patch:
    1. From the Brimhaven fruit tree patch, run south towards Tai Bwo Wannai.

Hardwood tree run[edit | edit source]

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Equipment and inventory[edit | edit source]

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Farming the hardwood trees[edit | edit source]

  1. Clear the patch by raking the weeds. This requires a rake.
  2. Plant a teak or mahogany sapling. This requires a spade.
  3. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease. Alternatively pay the neraby squirrels to protect the trees.
  4. Wait for the trees to grow. During this time, feel free to plant other seeds or do any other activity.
  5. Return to the patch
  6. Check the health of the trees to receive Farming experience.
  7. Plant a new teak or mahogany sapling. This requires a spade.
  8. Use compost, supercompost or ultracompost on the patch to reduce the risk of crop disease and to increase the minimum and average yield.
  9. Swap empty buckets with the leprechaun for more compost or supercompost.
  10. If using the leprechaun to store your tools, don't forget to return them after the last patch.

Hardwood tree run sequence[edit | edit source]

  1. Teleport to Fossil Island with a Digsite pendant.
  2. Run north to the Magic Mushtree and teleport to the Mushroom Meadow.
  3. Run south-east to get to the patches.

Willow branch run[edit | edit source]

Willow branches cannot be harvested immediately after a willow has its health checked on. This run is used to harvest the willow branches and is performed in the same manner as a tree run. Best if performed 30 minutes after the willow tree's health has been checked on to yield 6 willow branches. This run yields very little Farming experience.

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Willow tree run sequence[edit | edit source]

  • Similar to a normal tree run. Less banking is required though.

Example willow branch run sequence[edit | edit source]

Assumes completion of the Tree Gnome Village quest. Use a ring of dueling and a log to teleport to Castle Wars and ride the Balloon to Taverley.

  • Start off at the bank and withdraw (magic) secateurs.
  • Farm the tree at the Varrock Castle Courtyard tree patch and use the amulet of nature on the patch.
  • Farm the tree at the Tree Gnome Stronghold patch.
  • Deposit the harvest at the Tree Gnome Stronghold bank and withdraw methods to teleport to both Falador and Taverley if needed.
  • Teleport to Falador.
  • Farm the tree at the Falador Park patch.
  • Teleport to Taverley.
  • Farm the Taverley tree patch.
  • Teleport to Lumbridge.
  • Farm the tree patch west of Lumbridge Castle.

Farm the willow branches[edit | edit source]

  • Requires the player to use the (magic) secateurs on the tree to obtain 1 willow branch. Typically, this is done 6 times per stop.

Supercompost run[edit | edit source]

Supercompost runs are performed in the same manner as vegetable runs. Once supercompost runs are started, the buckets of supercompost can be stored with Tool leprechauns. Supercompost runs are not intended to train the Farming skill.

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Supercompost run sequence[edit | edit source]

  • Start off with inventory full of buckets instead of the ingredients for the supercompost.
  • Teleport to Camelot and run east to the allotment patch just north of Catherby. Deposit the buckets with the Tool leprechaun.
  • Run south to the bank in Catherby and withdraw the 15 supercompost items.
  • Run back and farm the supercompost.
  • Teleport to Ardougne and run to the northern bank in East Ardougne and deposit the supercompost and withdraw items for the next stop.
  • Farm the supercompost at the allotment patch that is in Hemenster.
  • Run back to the northern bank in East Ardougne, deposit the supercompost, and withdraw items for the next stop.
  • Teleport to Falador and run south to the allotment patch.
    • Alternatively, teleport to Draynor Village and run north to this allotment patch.
  • Farm the supercompost.
    • Falador can be the last stop in the run for levels 1-30.
  • Use the Ectophial to teleport to Port Phasmatys, deposit the supercompost and withdraw items for the next stop.
  • Farm the supercompost at the allotment patch that is west of Port Phasmatys.
  • Run back to the bank in Port Phasmatys and deposit the supercompost.

Farm the supercompost[edit | edit source]

  • Remove empty buckets from the Tool leprechaun until inventory is full.
  • Use an empty bucket on compost bin to fill them with supercompost.
    • To completely empty the compost bin, two trips to the Tool leprechaun will be needed.
  • Deposit buckets of supercompost with the Tool leprechaun and enough empty buckets to empty the compost bin.
  • Once again use an empty bucket on compost bin to fill buckets with supercompost.
  • Fill compost bin with supercompost ingredients.
  • Either deposit buckets of supercompost with the Tool leprechaun or withdraw them to sell.

See also[edit | edit source]