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  • Bamboo item sprite
  • Bamboo placed
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Placeable✔️ (1 wide × 1 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Research100 required

Bamboo is a placeable block that naturally generates in the Jungle biome and grows on Jungle grass submerged in shallow water (at least 2 and at most 5 tiles deep[1]). Like most plants, Bamboo will not grow in front of a wall (including Glass Walls and Fences). Bamboo can also be found in Jungle and Bramble Crates. It can be mined with any pickaxe or drill, and can be used to craft Bamboo-themed furniture, blocks, and walls.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
BambooBambooBy Hand
Work BenchWork Bench
total: 4 row(s)

Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Bamboo PlatformBamboo Platform (2)By Hand
Bamboo Work BenchBamboo Work Bench
Bamboo ChandelierBamboo ChandelierIron AnvilIron Anvil
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
Bamboo BathtubBamboo BathtubSawmillSawmill
Bamboo BedBamboo Bed
Bamboo BookcaseBamboo Bookcase
Bamboo ClockBamboo Clock
Bamboo DresserBamboo Dresser
Bamboo PianoBamboo Piano
Bamboo SofaBamboo Sofa
Bamboo ToiletBamboo Toilet
Large BambooLarge Bamboo
Bamboo CandelabraBamboo CandelabraWork BenchWork Bench
Bamboo CandleBamboo Candle
Bamboo ChairBamboo Chair
Bamboo ChestBamboo Chest
Bamboo DoorBamboo Door
Bamboo FenceBamboo Fence (4)
Bamboo LampBamboo Lamp
Bamboo LanternBamboo Lantern
Bamboo SinkBamboo Sink
Bamboo TableBamboo Table
Bamboo WallBamboo Wall (4)
total: 23 row(s)


  • Unlike most other plants, Bamboo tends to grow in very long intervals, sometimes taking up to two in-game days to fully grow to its maximum height.
  • Though it may appear that growing Bamboo is harvestable using an axe, it actually requires a pickaxe or drill.
  • Bamboo can be grown outside the Jungle biome by planting Jungle grass under an appropriate amount of water.



  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, function PlaceBamboo() in Terraria.WorldGen.cs There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is