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Longrass Seed
Longrass Seed.png
Eat it to gain a tiny amount of nourishment, or plant it to grow your own longrass crop. Can be planted in Medium or Large crop plots.
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Stack size
Decomposes in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 237 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Consumables/Seeds/PrimalItemConsumable_Seed_Longrass.PrimalItemConsumable_Seed_Longrass'" 1 0 0

The Longrass Seed is a Consumable in ARK: Survival Evolved.


The Longrass Seed is used for growing your own longrass crop. These seeds can be planted in a medium crop plot or a large crop plot. It can also be eaten to gain a very small amount of food.


Seeds can be obtained in two different ways, either by hand or using a dino. While any herbivore that the player can ride can harvest a good amount, the:

are very proficient creatures for berry and seed collecting. The Iguanodon even has the ability to convert stacks of berries into seeds.

Spoil times[]

ContainerSpoiling TimeSpoiling Time in Scorched Earth
Player Inventory 15m 13m 30s
Player Inventory (with Preserving Salt Scorched Earth Icon.png *) 30m 27m
Tamed Dino 1h 54m
Tamed Dino (with Preserving Salt Scorched Earth Icon.png *) 2h 1h 48m
Preserving Bin 2h 30m 2h 15m
Preserving Bin (with Preserving Salt Scorched Earth Icon.png *) 5h 4h 30m
Smokehouse Primitive Plus Icon.png 3h 45m 3h 22m 30s
Refrigerator 1d 1h 22h 30m

*Keep in mind that a full stack of preserving salts will spoil in 2 hours for all of these containers and must be restocked periodically in order to maximize the spoil time.

For more information, see Spoilage.