Gardening Recipes/Cactus Stems

Cactus stems growing in a porcelain pot.

Cacti are hardy plants, capable of surviving in harsh desert climates where rainfall and moisture is scarce. Many varieties produce beautiful flowers, nestled inside a fortress of thorny needles. Certain types in Vana'diel have even become mobile and quite fast.

Cactus Stems are thought to have a light elemental affinity.

Cactus Stems take approximately 14 days between planting and harvesting.

Following are the possible results when planting Cactus Stems. Results will vary depending on many variables, the following chart will show the commonly accepted "recipes". For now, the list is by no means complete, so please add any results you find yourself.


First Feeding: None[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
None None

5-8 Rock Salt

1 Adaman Ore
3-5 Rock Salt

6 Rock Salt
1 Adaman Ore

1x Adaman Ore
2-6 Rock Salt

1 Adaman Ore
3-5 Rock Salt

6 Rock Salt

None Fire Crystal

4 Red Rock

~6 Copper Ore

5 Copper Ores

6 Copper Ore

7 Copper Ore

7 Copper Ore

None Earth Crystal

4 Iron Ore

2 Iron Ores
2 Yellow Rocks

4 Iron Ore

26 Earth Crystal


None Water Crystal

27 Fire Crystals


None Wind Crystal

4 Tin Ores


None Ice Crystal

3 Ice Crystals


None Lightning Crystal

2 Silver Ores

None Light Crystal

7 Light Crystals

None Dark Crystal

2 Black Rocks

First Feeding: Fire[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Fire Crystal None

3-5 Zinc Ore


Fire Crystal Fire Crystal

42-48 Little Worms
3-4 Red Rocks
2-5 Rock Salt

33 Little Worms

3 Rock Salt

1 Red Rock
1 Flame Geode

1 Red Rock


Fire Crystal Earth Crystal

1 Red Rock


Fire Crystal Water Crystal

3 Rock Salt


Fire Crystal Wind Crystal

1 Red Rock


Fire Crystal Ice Crystal

1 Red Rock


Fire Crystal Lightning Crystal

1 Red Rock


Fire Crystal Light Crystal

2 Red Rocks


Fire Crystal Dark Crystal

1 Red Rock

First Feeding: Earth[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Earth Crystal None

3 Rock Salt


Earth Crystal Fire Crystal


Earth Crystal Earth Crystal

1 Adaman Ores
6 Yellow Rocks
49-54 Little Worms
8-17 Lightning Crystals

9 Lightning Crystals
1 Adaman Ore
4 Yellow Rocks
42 Little Worms

1 Adaman Ore
3-4 Yellow Rocks

10 Lightning Crystals
4 Yellow Rocks
1 Adaman Ore
41 Little Worms

4 Yellow Rocks
1 Adaman Ore
4 Little Worms

8-10 Lightning Crystals
3-4 Yellow Rocks
21-42 Little Worms

Earth Crystal Water Crystal

6 Lightning Crystals


Earth Crystal Wind Crystal


Earth Crystal Ice Crystal


Earth Crystal Lightning Crystal


Earth Crystal Light Crystal

3 Yellow Rock


Earth Crystal Dark Crystal

First Feeding: Water[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Water Crystal None

3-6 Rock Salt
8-12 Flint Stone


Water Crystal Fire Crystal

1 Translucent Rock


Water Crystal Earth Crystal

3 Translucent Rock


Water Crystal Water Crystal

5-6 Translucent Rock 34 Fire Crystal

3 Translucent Rock

3 Translucent Rock


Water Crystal Wind Crystal


Water Crystal Ice Crystal


Water Crystal Lightning Crystal


Water Crystal Light Crystal


Water Crystal Dark Crystal

First Feeding: Wind[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Wind Crystal None


Wind Crystal Fire Crystal


Wind Crystal Earth Crystal


Wind Crystal Water Crystal


Wind Crystal Wind Crystal

43 Earth Crystals
5-6 Green Rocks
48-52 Little Worms

37 Little Worms

4 Green Rocks

25 Earth Crystals


Wind Crystal Ice Crystal

28 Earth Crystals


Wind Crystal Lightning Crystal


Wind Crystal Light Crystal


Wind Crystal Dark Crystal

First Feeding: Ice[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Ice Crystal None


Ice Crystal Fire Crystal


Ice Crystal Earth Crystal


Ice Crystal Water Crystal


Ice Crystal Wind Crystal

1 Snow Geode


Ice Crystal Ice Crystal

43-51 Wind Crystals
2-6 Gold Ores
69 Little Worms

24-32 Wind Crystals
1-4 Gold Ore
55-62 Little Worms

2 Gold Ore

2-3 Gold Ore
33 Wind Crystals

1-3 Gold Ore
57-60 Little Worms
32-44 Wind Crystals
1 Snow Geode

3 Gold Ores

Ice Crystal Lightning Crystal


Ice Crystal Light Crystal


Ice Crystal Dark Crystal

First Feeding: Lightning[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Lightning Crystal None


Lightning Crystal Fire Crystal


Lightning Crystal Earth Crystal


Lightning Crystal Water Crystal

5 Translucent Rocks


Lightning Crystal Wind Crystal


Lightning Crystal Ice Crystal


Lightning Crystal Lightning Crystal

24-28 Water Crystals
36 Little Worms
4 Purple Rocks

3 Purple Rocks
39 Little Worms

4 Purple Rocks

Lightning Crystal Light Crystal


Lightning Crystal Dark Crystal

First Feeding: Light[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Light Crystal None

3-6 Zinc Ores


Light Crystal Fire Crystal


Light Crystal Earth Crystal


Light Crystal Water Crystal

2 White Rock


Light Crystal Wind Crystal


Light Crystal Ice Crystal


Light Crystal Lightning Crystal


Light Crystal Light Crystal

3-4 White Rocks
48 Little Worms

3-4 White Rocks
36 Little Worms
8 Dark Crystals

3-4 White Rocks

3-4 White Rocks

6-8 Dark Crystals
37-42 Little Worms
3-4 White Rocks


Light Crystal Dark Crystal

First Feeding: Dark[edit]

1st Crystal Fed 2nd Crystal Fed Arcane Flowerpot Brass Flowerpot Ceramic Flowerpot Earthen Flowerpot Porcelain Flowerpot Wooden Flowerpot
Dark Crystal None


Dark Crystal Fire Crystal

2 Light Crystals


Dark Crystal Earth Crystal


Dark Crystal Water Crystal


Dark Crystal Wind Crystal


Dark Crystal Ice Crystal


Dark Crystal Lightning Crystal

2 Black Rocks


Dark Crystal Light Crystal


Dark Crystal Dark Crystal

11 Light Crystals
6 Black Rocks
1 Black Chocobo Feathers
52 Little Worms

1 Black Chocobo Feathers
4 Black Rocks

1 Black Chocobo Feathers

1 Black Chocobo Feathers

1 Black Chocobo Feathers
3-6 Black Rocks

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