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Tintoberry Seed
Tintoberry Seed.png
Eat it to gain a tiny amount of nourishment, or plant it to grow your own tintoberry bush. Can be planted in Small, Medium, or Large crop plots.
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Stack size
Decomposes in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 232 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Consumables/Seeds/PrimalItemConsumable_Seed_Tintoberry.PrimalItemConsumable_Seed_Tintoberry'" 1 0 0
Used to craft

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


The Tintoberry Seed is used for growing your own tintoberry crop. These seeds can be planted in crop plots of any size. 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) *) 30m 27m
  Tamed Dino 1h 54m
  Tamed Dino (with   Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) *) 2h 1h 48m
  Preserving Bin 2h 30m 2h 15m
  Preserving Bin (with   Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) *) 5h 4h 30m
  Smokehouse (Primitive Plus) 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.