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Face Book Farmville Seed Guide

by: R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 5/25/2012 • Leave a comment

Are you an avid Face Book Farmville player? Are you looking to learn all you can about seeds? If so, keep reading for your complete Face Book Farmville seed guide.

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    Launched in 2009, Face Book Farmville is a simulation game played in real-time. Players will build a farm from the ground up and work to make it complete and profitable, through virtually planting and growing virtual trees and crops, then harvesting them. Raising livestock is also a part of this game. In order to grow crops, seeds are necessary. Knowing the price to sow the seeds, the time necessary for growth, the selling price, coins per hour, and profit per patch is essential to being successful and turning a profit.

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    Farmville Seed Basics

    Face Book Farmville - basics   Seeds can be purchased at the market. Once purchased, a plowed plot is the only place a seed can be planted. Some seeds are available at all times, while others are limited edition and only available for a certain amount of time. How long they are available depends on the seed. To find limited edition seeds, it is important to check the market often and keep an eye out for Face Book Farmville updates released by Zynga.

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    Choosing Seeds

    Once the plots are plowed, it is time to get planting those seeds. But, which seeds should you choose? This is a common question. Of course, cost is often the main concern. Some of the least expensive seeds in Face Book Farmville include:

    • Strawberries
    • Soybeans
    • Eggplant
    • Wheat
    • Squash
    • Raspberries
    • Pumpkins

    Next, it is important to take growth time into consideration. The plants that grow in one day or less include:

    • Strawberry
    • Soybeans
    • Pumpkins
    • Rice
    • Raspberries
    • Cranberries
    • Peppers
    • Morning glory
    • Aloe Vera
    • Red Tulips
    • PattyPan squash
    • Blueberries
    • Grapes
    • Tomato
    • Carrots
    • Coffee
    • Sunflowers
    • Ghost chili
    • Blackberries
    • Green tea
    • Sugar cane
    • Peas
    • Onions
    • Lilies
    • Acorn squash
    • Asparagus

    Purchasing and planting the seeds that are inexpensive and grow quickly, allowing players to quickly and effectively turn a profit is crucial to Face Book Farmville - getting started   Face Book Farmville success. The combination of inexpensive and quickly growing is best for beginners and those seeking to increase profits. Based in this information, the seeds that are both inexpensive and grow quickly include:

    • Strawberry
    • Soybean
    • Pumpkins
    • Raspberries
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    Flowers

    Face Book Farmville - flowers - thefacebookinsider   Flowers are a type of seed also found at the market. They are listed under the flowers subsection, which is located under the seed section. For every specific amount of a specific flower that is picked, players will get a flower bunch, which they can collect and then store in a Garden Shed.

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    Limited Edition Crops

    Limited edition seeds are seeds that are only available for a certain period of time. The seeds that come from these seeds, cannot be mastered like regular crops. In the past, however, there has been exceptions to limited edition crops that can be mastered, such as tomatillos, super pumpkins, and triticale.

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    Face Book Farmville Seed List

    • Strawberry: 10 coins/sow, 4 hours/grow, 35 coins/sell, 10 coins profit, 2.5 coins/hour.
    • Wheat: 35 coins/sow, 3 days/grow, 115 coins/sell, 65 coins profit, 0.94 coins/hour.
    • Squash: 40 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 121 coins/sell, 66 coins profit, 1.434 coins/hour.
    • Artichokes: 70 coins/sow, 4 days/grow, 204 coins/sell, 110 coins profit, 1.29 coins/hour.
    • Raspberries: 20 coins/sow, 2 hours/grow, 46 coins/sell, 11 coins profit, 5.5 coins/hour.
    • Cotton: 75 coins/sow, 3 days/grow, 207 coins/sell, 117 coins profit, 1.695 coins/hour.
    • Yellow Bell: 75 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 198 coins/sell, 108 coins profit, 2.34 coins/hour.
    • Morning Glory: 60 coins/sow, 12 hours/grow, 123 coins/sell, 48 coins profit, 4 coins/hour.
    • Pineapples: 95 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 242 coins/sell, 132 coins profit, 2.86 coins/hour.
    • PattyPan Squash: 65 coins/sow, 16 hours/grow, 160 coins/sell, 80 coins profit, 5 coins/hour.
    • Watermelon: 130 coins/sow, 4 days/sow, 348 coins/sell, 203 coins profit, 2.2 coins/hour.
    • Tomato: 100 coins/sow, 8 hours/grow, 173 coins/sell, 58 coins profit, 7.25 coins/hour.
    • Potatoes: 135 coins/sow, 3 days/grow, 345 coins/sell, 195 coins profit, 2.82 coins/hour.
    • Coffee: 120 coins/sow, 16 hours/grow, 243 coins/sell, 108 coins profit, 6.75 coins/hour.
    • Sunflowers: 135 coins/sow, 1 day/grow, 315 coins/sell, 164 coins profit, 7.17 coins/hour.
    • Cabbage: 140 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 388 coins/sell, 233 coins profit, 5.06 coins/hour.
    • Lavender: 160 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 384 coins/sell, 209 coins profit, 4.5 coins/hour.
    • Red Wheat: 180 coins/sow, 3 days/grow, 449 coins/sell, 254 coins profit, 3.68 coins/hour.
    • Peas: 190 coins/sow, 1 day/grow, 381 coins/sell, 176 coins profit, 7.652 coins/hour.
    • Onions: 170 coins/sow, 12 hours/grow, 275 coins/sell, 90 coins profit, 7.5 coins/hour.
    • Lilies: 195 coins/sow, 1 day/grow, 369 coins/sell, 159 coins profit, 6.913 coins/hour.
    • Asparagus: 220 coins/sow, 16 hours/grow, 357 coins/sell, 122 coins profit, 7.625 coins/hour.
    • Acorn Squash: 175 coins/sow, 10 hours/grow, 258 coins/sell, 68 coins profit, 6.8 coins/hour.
    • Broccoli: 200 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 473 coins/sell, 258 coins profit, 5.608 coins/hour.
    • Yellow Melon: 205 coins/sow, 4 days/grow, 528 coins/sell, 308 coins profit, 3.347 coins/ hour.
    • Sugar Cane: 165 coins/sell, 8 hours/grow, 239 coins/sell, 59 coins profit, 7.375 coins/hour.
    • Green Tea: 105 coins/sow, 10 hours/grow, 191 coins/sell, 71 coins profit, 7.1 coins/hour.
    • Blackberries: 75 coins/sow, 4 hours/grow, 117 coins/sell, 27 coins profit, 6.75 coins/hour.
    • Ghost Chili: 80 coins/sow, 6 hours/grow, 136 coins/sell, 41 coins profit, 6.8 coins/hour.
    • Corn: 150 coins/sow, 3 days/grow, 380 coins/sell, 215 coins profit, 3.12 coins/hour.
    • Carrots: 110 coins/sow, 12 hours/grow, 200 coins/sell, 75 coins profit, 6.25 coins/hour.
    • Pink Roses: 120 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 254 coins/sell, 119 coins profit, 2.58 coins/hour.
    • Grapes: 85 coins/sow, 1 day/grow, 270 coins/sell, 170 coins profit, 7.39 coins/hour.
    • Blueberries: 50 coins/sow, 4 hours/grow, 91 coins/sell, 26 coins profit, 6.5 coins/hour.
    • Red Tulips: 75 coins/sow, 1 day/grow, 159 coins/sell, 69 coins profit, 3 coins/hour.
    • Aloe Vera: 50 coins/sow, 6 hours/grow, 85 coins/sell, 20 coins profit, 3.3 coins/hour.
    • Peppers: 70 coins/sow, 1 day/grow, 162 coins/sell, 77 coins profit, 3.34 coins/hour.
    • Cranberries: 55 coins/sow, 10 hours/grow, 98 coins/sell, 28 coins profit, 2.8 coins/hour.
    • Daffodils: 60 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 135 coins/sell, 60 coins profit, 1.30 coins/hour.
    • Rice: 45 coins/sow, 12 hours/grow, 96 coins/sell, 36 coins profit, 3 coins/hour.
    • Pumpkin: 30 coins/sow, 8 hours/grow, 68 coins/sell, 23 coins profit, 2.875 coins/hour.
    • Soybeans: 15 coins/sow, 1 day/grow, 63 coins/sell, 33 coins profit, 1.434 coins/hour.
    • Eggplant: 25 coins/sow, 2 days/grow, 88 coins/sell, 48 coins profit, 1.04 coins/hour.

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