Tree patch

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This article is about the regular type of tree patch. For fruit tree patches, see Fruit tree patch.

Tree patches are farming patches used by players to grow their own personal trees. Much like other trees, these can be chopped using the Woodcutting skill to obtain logs. The necessary tree seeds to grow them must be obtained from bird nests or other sources. Planted trees do not require watering.

First, an empty plant pot may be used on any farming patch, even if something is growing in it, with a gardening trowel to fill the plant pot with soil. Plant one tree seed on the pot with the gardening trowel and water it with a watering can. After a few minutes, the seedling will grow into a sapling which can then be planted in a cleared tree patch; players must have a spade in their inventory when planting and removing the stump of a tree.

Before or after transplanting the sapling, the player can add compost, supercompost, or ultracompost to the patch to reduce chance of disease. Alternatively, they can pay the nearby farmer to look after it to completely eliminate disease-risk; seedlings and saplings are unable to become diseased while growing in a plant pot.

To plant a new tree the old one needs to be cleared from the patch. This can be done by chopping it down and digging up the roots or by paying the farmer to remove it. Only a small amount of Farming experience is gained planting the sapling, with the vast majority gained from checking on the tree's health.

Similar to bushes, most of the experience gained in the Farming skill is from checking on the tree's health, not in planting it or chopping it down.

Tree seeds[edit | edit source]

Level Seed Protection Growth time [1] Experience Seed and protection cost Cost per XP Uses [2]
Plant Check-health Total Total Seed only Seed and Protection
15 Acorn.png
Acorn
Tomatoes(5).png
Tomatoes(5)×1[3]
5×40 mins 14 467.3 481.3 501 0.14 1.04
30 Willow seed.png
Willow
Apples(5).png
Apples(5)×1[3]
7×40 mins 25 1,456.5 1,481.5 3,094 1.7 2.09
45 Maple seed.png
Maple
Oranges(5).png
Oranges(5)×1[3]
8×40 mins 45 3,403.4 3,448.4 22,795 6.46 6.61
60 Yew seed.png
Yew
Cactus spine.png
Cactus spine×10
10×40 mins 81 7,069.9 7,150.9 70,949 7.92 9.92
75 Magic seed.png
Magic
Coconut.png
Coconut×25
12×40 mins 145.5 13,768.3 13,913.8 175,552 7.8 12.62
  1. N×40 mins means the crop will grow a little for each 40 minutes. This happens N times until it is fully grown.
  2. All tree roots can be used to make supercompost and crossbow string.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 All baskets required must be filled with 5 harvests.

Tree patches[edit | edit source]

Location Gardener Closest teleports Image
West of Lumbridge Castle Fayeth Fayeth location.png
Varrock Castle courtyard Treznor Treznor location.png
Falador Park

Becomes disease-free after completion of the elite Falador diary

Heskel Heskel location.png
Taverley Alain Alain location.png
Tree Gnome Stronghold Prissy Scilla Prissy Scilla location.png
Farming Guild

Note: Requires level Farming 65 Farming to enter west wing of the Farming Guild to use

Rosie Farming Guild Tree patch location.png


Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
5 March 2015
(update | poll)
The tree patch in Falador will no longer become diseased if you have completed the Falador Elite Diary.


See also[edit | edit source]