Minecraft Composter & What it Does

You might wonder what exactly a "Composter" does in Minecraft and it's rather simple. These are special work station blocks that are used for bone meal production. They’re very specific in nature, yet neat to use within the game to help grow crops faster and recycle. The Composters can be broken with any tool, but axes are the quickest in doing so.

These are easy to craft items requiring simple slabs on Bedrock or fences and wood planks on Java in order to create them. You can find Composters naturally generating within the farms of the villages. For a fun fact, the table can be used as fuel within a furnace to smelt 1.5 items. That is, if you’re desperate to cook something in there I suppose. More details and crafting guide below. Minecraft Composter Crafting
Uses and Other Details:
To essentially summarize, the latest item is mostly decorative in nature. It provides functionality to customize your recycling experience within the game. To use you’ll place items within the composter and eventually it’ll produce bonemeal once full. The composting rates are as follows. The percentage is the likelihood for an item to add a level of compost, the average rate is for how many it typically takes. These particular detail numbers are from minecraft.gamepedia.com

30% - Average Required Items: 23.33
Beetroot Seeds, Dried Kelp, Grass, Kelp, Leaves, Melon Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Saplings, Seagrass, Sweet Berries, Wheat Seeds

50% - Average Required Items: 14
Cactus, Dried Kelp Block, Melon Slice, Sugar Cane, Tall Grass, Vines

65% - Average Required Items: 10.77
Apple, Beetroot, Carrot, Cocoa Beans, Ferns, Flowers, Lily Pad, Melon, mushrooms, Potato, Pumpkins, Sea Pickle, Wheat

85% - Average Required Items: 8.24
Baked Potato, Bread, Cookie, Hay Bale, Mushroom Blocks

100% - Average Required Items: 7
Cake, Pumpkin Pie

The Composter crafting creation is as follows, first Bedrock and then Java edition. The top row; Slab | Blank | Slab, second row is Slab | Blank | Slab, and the third row is Slab | Slab | Slab. Keep in mind that the slabs of wood can be of any combination for this particular creation.

Now for Java Edition creation. The top row; Fence | Blank | Fence, second row is Fence| Blank | Fence, and the third row is Wood Plank | Wood Plank | Wood Plank. The planks and fences can be of any wood type. Hopefully you found this helpful, you can read about grindstones below or check out our hub for further coverage.

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