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Azalea tree
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Biomes

Lush Caves

Grows on

Dirt, Grass Block

Consists of
Can generate in
existing chunks

Yes

An azalea tree is a rare tree that can generate above a lush cave biome, marking the biome's presence aboveground. A variant of the usual oak tree, they extend their roots underground into the cave beneath.

Generation[]

The rooted dirt and hanging roots that generate under an azalea tree.

Azalea trees generate on any empty space above a lush cave, including in biomes that are not grassy or underground. They are the only plants in Minecraft that have subterranean roots. The roots consist of rooted dirt and hanging roots that reach all the way down to the lush cave at cavern systems such as ravines and abandoned mineshafts. The trees appear most commonly at the surface, but they can also generate inside caves given that there is enough room.

Using bone meal on an azalea or flowering azalea may grow an azalea tree, replacing the block where it was grown with rooted dirt. It does not need to be over a lush caves biome, instead working in any biome like saplings.

Blocks and items[]

These items can be obtained from azalea trees:

Planting[]

Azaleas can be planted on:

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History[]

October 3, 2020Azalea trees were seen at Minecraft Live 2020.
Java Edition
1.1721w10aAdded azalea trees.
They generate above lush caves.
21w16aApplying bone meal to azalea and flowering azalea now produces azalea trees, matching Bedrock Edition.
1.18Pre-release 7Azalea trees no longer generate underwater.[1]
Bedrock Edition
1.16.220beta 1.16.220.52Added azalea trees.
They generate above lush caves.
1.17.0beta 1.16.230.54Applying bone meal to azalea and flowering azalea now produces azalea trees.
beta 1.17.0.50Azalea trees now naturally generate along with lush caves.

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