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Orange Bloodroot
  • Orange Bloodroot item spriteold Orange Bloodroot item sprite
  • Orange Bloodroot placed
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Placeable✔️ (1 wide × 2 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
TooltipUsed to make Orange Dye
RarityRarity level: 1
Research3 required

The Orange Bloodroot is a type of plant that grows from dirt ceilings in the underground and cavern layers. Its sole purpose is to make Orange Dye.


Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Orange DyeOrange Dye (2) (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionNintendo Switch version)
  • Orange BloodrootOrange Bloodroot
Dye VatDye Vat
Orange DyeOrange Dye (Old-gen console versiontModLoader version)
  • Orange BloodrootOrange Bloodroot
total: 2 row(s)


  • Although Orange Bloodroot is available in placed form on the Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version, breaking one never yields an item.
  • Orange Bloodroot is displayed on the minimap as a red square. It can be easily mistaken for Dripping Lava or a Life Crystal.
  • The spawn rate of the Orange Bloodroot is exceptionally low.Verify


  • Players might have more success finding Orange Bloodroot in the underground layer than in the caverns, as there is more dirt.
  • Players can use a Spelunker Potion to highlight Orange Bloodroot, making it much easier to locate.
  • In the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version, Orange Bloodroots appear to spawn much less frequently.Verify
  • Orange Bloodroots are most commonly found just below the surface where grass still grows. Start your search there!


  • The name might make it sound like it is only found in the Crimson, however it can be found anywhere underground.



  • Desktop
    • Sprite updated.
    • Now produces two Orange Dyes instead of one.