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Fern in Minecraft

Fern is a non-solid block that is a variant of the tall grass block that can only be found in jungle and taiga biomes. They have the same behavior and characteristics as regular grass. They have a two-block tall variant which is known as the large fern.


A small and large fern (via screenshot)


How do you get fern?


Fern and tall fern blocks are generated in random patches on top of grass blocks in the Overworld. They are generated in all types of Jungle biomes and Mega taiga biomes. They have a small chance of spawning as a tall fern when generated in the biomes mentioned, but this is quite rare.


Ferns found in a dark oak jungle (via screenshot)


What is the use of ferns?


Fern is mostly used as a source of wheat seeds for farming. You can also place them around your home as decoration. You can also place them in flower pots. Fern can be placed in composters where they have a 65% chance of increasing the level of the compost by one.


Conclusion


Fern is a great and reliable source of wheat seeds as they can be found quite easily. You can also use ferns for decorating structures and to increase the level of the compost in composters.


FAQs


Q. Can you pick up Fern blocks?

A. Yes, you can pick up fern blocks by breaking them with a tool enchanted with silk touch.


Q. What is the purpose of Ferns?

A. Not only can ferns be used to make a lawn appear as if it's thriving, but they can serve as a path border.


Q. Does Fern need the sun to grow?

A. For the fern to spread, it must have a light level of 9 or brighter directly above it.


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