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Which Biomes Generate Pumpkins[]

The article mentions that pumpkins generate in "most overworld biomes", and that since 1.2.0 it generates in "many of the newly added biomes". This leaves the question; If it generates in most biomes (thus it does not generate in all biomes), which biomes are in- and excluded? My guess would be that only the ocean and river biomes are excluded, does anyone know for sure? 12:10, 6 May 2016 (UTC)

I'm fairly certain that pumpkins also don't generate in desert, mesa, savanna, ice mountains, and extreme hills. A definitive answer would be nice though. Anomie x, could you have a look at the code? —Fenhl 12:39, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
It looks like all biomes except End and Void will try to generate pumpkins, but there are a few caveats:
  • This only happens in the Overworld and the End. If you mod the Nether to use overworld biomes instead of Hell, you still wouldn't get pumpkins (or Overworld ores and a bunch of other stuff, for that matter).
  • Pumpkins only generate on grass blocks, thus biomes without grass will not be able to generate pumpkins and biomes with very little grass will have proportionally fewer pumpkins.
  • Pumpkins only generate in air blocks and most plants (e.g. grass, flowers) are generated before pumpkins, thus biomes with lots of plants will have proportionally fewer pumpkins.
HTH. Anomie x (talk) 13:31, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
Sealbudsman Note that the snow layer cover in snowy biomes is generated after pumpkins are placed. Anomie x (talk) 19:11, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
Oh thanks, I should have asked. I was poking around briefly in MCP, looking for when snow is laid, but I must have forgot about it by time of writing. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 19:44, 6 May 2016 (UTC)

Carved Pumpkin article?[]

So what is going to be: for now do we keep Pumpkin and Carved Pumpkin merged into one article, or...? - 22:41, 24 November 2017 (UTC)

Well, if Snow Golems' two "faces," are.. and they're made from Pumpkins... Unless there's more than 1 way to Carve, them (like draw a Pic?)? Yilante 20:14, 6 December 2017 (UTC)

Time for pumpkins themselves grow[]

I don't anywhere on the page saying the minimum and maximum time pumpkins can take to grow (only stems!), or how many random ticks they take and etc, like we have on the Sugar Cane page. Is it known? Please add if anyone knows.

ぶらいあん (talk) 21:06, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Bone meal does not work[]

Bone meal cannot be applied to pumpkin stems. I think the statements on this page and the tutorial page about bone meal working on stems should be removed. Unless someone objects in the next few days, I will remove them. SirDaddicus (talk) 11:05, 21 October 2020 (UTC)

It work for me in the current version. The Great Spring (talk) 11:13, 21 October 2020 (UTC)
Yes, it works for me, too. I found I had to apply it to the stem, not the ground it was planted in. Sorry about that. SirDaddicus (talk) 11:20, 21 October 2020 (UTC)


The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.
Discussion has been quiet with no final outcome, and likely never will. Will not merge since the people who did respond opposed it. James Haydon (talk) 21:50, 17 February 2021 (UTC)

I thing that this page should be splitted cause the pumpkin and carved pumpkin are completly different blocks (different usage, different obtaining etc..) xrup (Talk) Magma Cube jumping.gif 0:11 27.12.2020

Same can be said for sandstone, which was also agreed not to split.
 Oppose. Dhranios (talk) (Join the wiki videos project!) 00:10, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
I don't think there is enough information about carved pumpkins to justify splitting this page into two.
 Oppose. --NkoliStvnsn (talk) 18:12, 10 January 2021 (UTC)
 Oppose as long as sandstone is not split. (sandstone is like an example of the limits of not splitting.)Humiebeetalk contribs 21:21, 10 January 2021 (UTC)