How can I reduce the amount of space my seeds take up without losing them? They can't be put into a solid block like ores and wheat. Any ideas?

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    why would you want enough seeds that your having trouble storing them in the first place? and the answer to your question otherwise, is you cant – Ender Jul 19 '13 at 15:12
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    A single chest holds 1728 seeds in a 1x1x1 area. I don't know if you can get more compact than that. – ChargingPun Jul 19 '13 at 19:32
  • Note this may not be 100% intuitive - you can simply discard any unneeded items by moving them to the "world" outside the inventory window from the inventory. Just leave them lying and they vanish in 5 minutes. Since wheat farming always produces more seed than it uses, simply discard most of the surplus. – SF. Jul 23 '13 at 10:31

Seeds cannot be compacted down in any way like wheat or ores are able to.

If you really need to store that many seeds, a single chest only takes two wood logs to craft; they are relatively inexpensive, so as long as you have the physical space, you can fit a very large amount of seeds into as many double chests as you need.

If space is an issue, there are also designs which allow you to pack a massive amount of storage into a small area:


If you wanted to use them up, you could feed baby chickens to make them grow faster and then kill them for some chicken. About 1 full stack of seeds can make a chicken grow in about 15 seconds from the start of feeding it to when the chicken is fully grown


With recent development, I would recommend now that they be composted into bone meal.

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