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Subnautica: Below Zero - List of All Farmable and Edible Plants

Written by Nicolas Dagenhart   /   Apr 8, 2021    


All Farmable and Edible Plants List (Overview and Locations)



Chinese Potato Plant



Chinese Potato Plants are a non-native, terrestrial flora species. Chinese Potato can be harvested from it and can planted in an Indoor Grow Beds or Plant Pots. Chinese Potato can be eaten for water and nutrition, and is an effective food source when farmed.

Location:

  • Marguerit's Greenhouse
  • Mercury II - Bow Wreck [Insıde the Crates]

Marblemelon Plant



The Marblemelon Plant is a terrestrial flora species. By using a Survival Knife, the player can harvest Marblemelon Seeds from Marblemelons and can be planted in an Indoor Grow Beds or Plant Pots. Marblemelons can be eaten for water and nutrition, and is an effective food source when farmed.

Location:

  • Marguerit's Greenhouse

Preston's Plant



The Preston's Plant is a terrestrial flora species. Fruits can be harvested from it and can planted in an Indoor Grow Beds or Plant Pots. Fruits can be eaten for water and nutrition. If the player knifes the plant, they will acquire a Preston's Plant Leaf.

Location:

  • Marguerit's Greenhouse

Horseshoe Shrub



The Horseshoe Shrub is a land Flora. Shrub Nuts can be harvested from it and can planted in an Indoor Grow Beds or Plant Pots. Shrub Nuts can be eaten for water and nutrition, and is an effective food source when farmed.

Location:

  • Delta Island
  • Marguerit's Greenhouse

Lantern Tree



The Lantern Tree is a rare, terrestrial flora species. Lantern Fruits can be collected by plucking them from the Lantern Tree's branches. One can plant a Lantern Fruit in an Indoor Growbed or a Plant Pot. Over a certain amount of time (about twelve minutes), it will grow into a Lantern Tree. Once fully grown, the Lantern Tree will begin to produce Lantern Fruits. Lantern Fruits can be eaten for nutrition, and is an effective food source when farmed.

Location:

  • Outpost Zero

Fevered Pepper Tree



The Fevered Pepper Tree is a terrestrial flora species that grows Fevered Pepper. Fevered Pepper can be harvested from it and can planted in an Indoor Grow Beds or Plant Pots. Fevered Pepper can be eaten for water and nutrition, and is an effective food source when farmed.

Also you can craft a Spicy Fruit Salad with one Fevered Pepper and Preston's Plant Leaf. The blueprint for Spicy Fruit Salad can be acquired by picking up a PDA "I'd rather be hunting" in Marguerit's Greenhouse. The Spicy Fruit Salad replenishes the player's H₂O levels and a large amount of hunger, as well as increasing body heat.

Location:

  • Arctic Spires
  • East Arctic
  • Glacial Basin
  • Glacial Bay
  • West Arctic

Creepvine



The Creepvine is the primary flora of the Arctic Kelp Forest. By cutting the plant with the knife, the player can obtain Creepvine Seeds, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. Creepvine can be eaten for water and nutrition.

Location:

  • Arctic Kelp Forest
  • East Arctic
  • Glacial Bay
  • Glacial Connection
  • West Arctic

Violet Beau



The Violet Beau is a purely decorative species of flora. By cutting the plant with the knife, the player can obtain Violet Beau Seeds, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. It's not edible.

Location:

  • Arctic Kelp Forest
  • East Arctic
  • Glacial Basin
  • Glacial Bay
  • Glacial Connection
  • Lilypad Islands
  • West Arctic

Redwort



Redwort is a cosmetic flora species. By cutting it with the knife, the player can obtain Redwort Seeds, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. It's not edible.

Location:

  • Arctic Kelp Forest
  • East Arctic
  • Glacial Connection
  • Shallow Twisty Bridges
  • Tree Spires [Inside the Ventgarden]

Hardy Cave Bush



The Hardy Cave Bush is a multicoloured flora species. By cutting the plant with the knife, the player can obtain Hardy Cave Bush Seeds, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. It's not edible.

Location:

  • Glacial Basin
  • Glacial Bay
  • Glacial Connection
  • Lilypad Islands
  • Thermal Spires
  • West Arctic

Spotted Dockleaf



The Spotted Dockleaf is a flora species.

Using a knife, the player can harvest Spotted Dockleaf Seeds from it, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. It's not edible.

Location:

  • Lilypad Islands

Antennae Plant



The Antennae Plant is a flora species.

Antennae Plant can be harvested for their fruit, which can be farmed in a Exterior Growbed or Alien Containment as a Food & Water source. However, only one fruit can grow at a time.

Location:

  • Lilypad Islands
  • Lilypads Crevice

Spiral Plant



The Spiral Plant is a flora species. When knifed, it gives Spiral Plant Clipping, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. It's not edible.

Location:

  • Deep Purple Vents
  • Tree Spires [Inside the Ventgarden]

Gel Sack



The Gel Sack is an edible flora species that can also be used to craft Aerogel. By cutting the plant with the knife, the player can obtain Gel Sack Seeds, which can be planted. Gel Sack can be eaten for water and nutrition.

Location:

  • Deep Purple Vents
  • Deep Twisty Bridges
  • Lilypad Islands
  • Lilypads Crevice

Young Cotton Anemone



These plants grow in clusters throughout the biome. By cutting the plant with the knife, the player can obtain Young Cotton Anemone Seeds, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. It's not edible.

Location:

  • Deep Lilypads Cave

Ribbon Plant



The Ribbon Plant is a flora species required to craft batteries. By cutting the plant with the knife, the player can obtain Ribbon Plant Seeds, which can be planted in an Exterior Growbed or the Alien Containment. It's not edible.

Location:

  • Crystal Caves
  • Fabricator Caverns
  • Glacial Connection
  • Lilypad Islands
  • Shallow Twisty Bridges
  • Twisty Bridges

Frost Vase Plant



The Frost Vase Plant is a flora species found in shallow water. By cutting the plant with the knife, the player can obtain Frost Vase Plant Seeds, which can be planted in an Indoor Growbed or Plant Pots. It's not edible but can be used to craft Water Purification Tablets.

Location:

  • East Arctic
  • Glacial Basin
  • Glacial Forest

Frost Anemone



The Frost Anemone is a Flora species. It can be found hanging from icebergs. Fruit can be harvested off its tendrils and can be eaten but it's not farmable.

Location:

  • East Arctic
  • Sparse Arctic

Written by Nicolas Dagenhart.