Herb patch

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Herb patches are Farming patches in which players can grow herbs. Herbs are primarily used in the Herblore skill. Most herb patches also have a compost bin, a tool leprechaun, an allotment and a flower patch nearby. All herbs take 80 minutes to grow before you can harvest them. Each patch requires one seed to begin growing that herb type.

Unlike allotments, there is no way to protect herbs from disease, unless using a disease-free patch. Players can check on the herbs regularly and apply plant cure if needed to save a diseased plant. It is highly recommended to use ultracompost on valuable herb crops, as it will greatly reduce the death risk and you will always get at least 6 herbs per seed provided it doesn't die. Yield boosting equipment such as the magic secateurs is also highly beneficial to players.

Bonuses[edit | edit source]

Many herb patches possess unique bonuses either after unlocking or once a requirement is fulfilled:

Herb seeds[edit | edit source]

Level Seed Growth time [2] Experience Uses Average Profit
(Ultracompost and Magic Secateurs) [3]
Plant Harvest [4] Total [5]
9 Guam seed.png
Guam leaf
4×20 mins 11 12.5 98.5 Ingredient of -517.68
14 Marrentill seed.png
Marrentill
4×20 mins 13.5 15 118.5 -577.6
19 Tarromin seed.png
Tarromin
4×20 mins 16 18 142 Ingredient of 106.2
26 Harralander seed.png
Harralander
4×20 mins 21.5 24 189.5 Ingredient of 4,819.12
29 Gout tuber.png
Gout tuber
4×20 mins 105 45 420
  • Making a gem-bladed machete
  • Exchange with Sanfew for random herbs
-695,999
32 Ranarr seed.png
Ranarr seed
4×20 mins 27 30.5 240.5 Ingredient of 23,783.28
38 Toadflax seed.png
Toadflax
4×20 mins 34 38.5 303.5 Ingredient of 18,542.44
44 Irit seed.png
Irit leaf
4×20 mins 43 48.5 382.5 Ingredient of 5,110.92
50 Avantoe seed.png
Avantoe
4×20 mins 54.5 61.5 485 Ingredient of 20,182.64
56 Kwuarm seed.png
Kwuarm
4×20 mins 69 78 615 Ingredient of 12,484.04
62 Snapdragon seed.png
Snapdragon
4×20 mins 87.5 98.5 777 Ingredient of 20,848.36
67 Cadantine seed.png
Cadantine
4×20 mins 106.5 120 946.5 Ingredient of 13,154.4
73 Lantadyme seed.png
Lantadyme
4×20 mins 134.5 151.5 1,195 Ingredient of 10,571.4
79 Dwarf weed seed.png
Dwarf weed
4×20 mins 170.5 192 1,514.5 Ingredient of 3,712.16
85 Torstol seed.png
Torstol
4×20 mins 199.5 224.5 1,771 Ingredient of 13,446.12

Herb patches[edit | edit source]

Type Location Gardener Closest teleport Image Trailblazer Region
2 Allotment
1 Flower
1 Herb
South of Falador Elstan Elstan location.png Asgarnia Asgarnia
2 Allotment
1 Flower
1 Herb
West of Port Phasmatys Lyra Lyra location.png Morytania Morytania
2 Allotment
1 Flower
1 Herb
North of Catherby Dantaera Dantaera location.png Kandarin Kandarin
2 Allotment
1 Flower
1 Herb
North of Ardougne Kragen Kragen location.png Kandarin Kandarin
2 Allotment
1 Flower
1 Herb
Southwest corner of Hosidius

This farming patch becomes disease-free with 50% Hosidius favour

Marisi Marisi location.png None
1 Allotment Harmony Island

Requires partial completion of The Great Brain Robbery to use

None Harmony patch location.png Morytania Morytania
2 Allotment
1 Flower
Farming Guild
(45 Farming & 60% Hosidius favour)
Alan Farming Guild Allotment location.png None
2 Allotment
1 Flower
Prifddinas (North-east inside the city) Oswallt Oswallt location.png Tirannwn Tirannwn
1 Herb Roof of Troll Stronghold
Requires completion of My Arm's Big Adventure
My Arm/Drunken Dwarf's Leg

Disease-free

My Arm location.png Asgarnia Asgarnia
1 Herb Harmony Island
Requires completion of the elite Morytania Diary
None Harmony patch location.png Morytania Morytania
1 Herb Weiss
Requires completion of Making Friends with My Arm and the construction of the Fire of Nourishment
Boulder

Disease-free

  • Icy basalt
  • Fairy ring code dks, then travel on Larry's boat on the coast northwest, then run to the patch on the west side of Weiss.
Weiss patch location.png Fremennik Fremennik
1 Herb Farming Guild
Requires 65 Farming and 60% Hosidius favour to enter west wing of the Guild
None Farming Guild patch.png None


Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
5 March 2015
(update | poll)
There is now a herb patch located on Harmony Island that you can use if you have completed the Morytania Elite Diary.

You now receive increased yields from the Catherby herb patch for the completion of Kandarin Diaries:

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 26 November 2019. (Archived from the original on 25 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "Percentage reduction on losing a life at each roll - specifically 5%."
  2. N×20 mins means the crop will grow a little for each 20 minutes. This happens N times until it is fully grown.
  3. Assumes average of 8.56 herbs per seed in a standard (non-protected) herb patch based on empirical data from Herbs/Ultracompost.
  4. This experience is gained upon harvesting the herb, rather than when planting it.
  5. Assume 7 herbs are picked.