I have built an underground farm, but whenever I place wheat seeds next to each other on wet farmland, the wheat blocks break and the wheat seeds drop on the ground.

Could anyone help? Thanks.


From your description it sounds like you do not have a strong enough light source. Simple tourches should suffice.

This article here (https://levelskip.com/simulation/How-to-Build-an-Underground-Farm-in-Minecraft) states:

Wheat, carrots, potatoes and other crops like melons and pumpkins can grow as long as the light level above them is at least 9 - it does not have to be sunlight. Torches alone have a light level of 14!

and if that level is not supplied:

Instead of harvesting each crop block by block, you can set up a light system controlled by redstone. Since crops need a light source to grow, you can arrange your underground farm so that the flip of a lever will turn off the lights and make the crops pop out of the ground.

Your crops will not even plant! Hope I was able to help.

  • Yup! Thanks a lot! I'm suprised I didn't think of that! – ReaLord Sep 9 '16 at 20:28
  • Not a problem, always happy to help – Micoxion Sep 9 '16 at 20:41

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