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Webber Portrait
Tree or food, there's something inside.

Webber, when examining a Birchnut.

Birchnuts are items dropped from Birchnut Trees or Birchnutters in the Reign of Giants DLC. Like Pine Cones, Birchnuts can be planted to create a new Birchnut Tree. Birchnuts spoil over time. It takes from 2.5 to 5 minutes for them to grow from saplings into small trees. 

Birchnuts can't be planted on Checkerboard Floorings, Wooden Floorings, Cobblestones, Carpeted Floorings, Rocky Turfs, Sandy Turfs, and Cave Rock Turfs, unless it has been planted before these turfs were placed.

It should be noted that chopping down anything but a Large Birchnut Tree will not provide any Birchnuts. Chopping a Large Birchnut Tree during Autumn will provide an additional Birchnut, but chopping one during Winter will give none at all.

Planting Birchnuts can calm and put to sleep nearby aggressive Poison Birchnut Trees, in the same way planting Pine Cones can calm Treeguards. The chance of this happening is a maximum of 33% when planted near the tree, with a lower chance when planted further away.

Birchnuts can only be eaten if it is cooked. Raw birchnuts can be eaten by Pig, Bunnyman and Gobbler.

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In the Hamlet DLC, Birchnuts can be bought for 1 Oincs at the Miss Sow's Floral Arrangements in the Pig City.

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During the Winter's Feast event, Birchnuts can be planted in the Festive Tree Planter to create a Winter's Feast Tree. Like regular Birchnut Trees, they take four stages to grow, however, once they are fully grown, they will stop their life cycle.

Roasted BirchnutEdit

Willow Portrait
Looks like you won't become a tree after all.

Willow, when examining a Roasted Birchnut.

Instead of being used as fuel like Pine Cones, when put in a fire, Birchnuts will become edible Roasted Birchnuts. Roasted Birchnuts can be used in the Crock Pot as filler and are a key ingredient in making Trail Mix. Roasted Birchnuts can be used as filler in other recipes. It is recommended that Birchnuts are kept raw and only cooked when ready to eat, as they will spoil much faster once cooked. Unlike other Foods, Roasted Birchnuts can't be given to Pigs.

Icon Tools UsageEdit

Birchnut
Fire Pit
Roasted Birchnut
Roasted Birchnut
Berry
Fruit
Filler
Crock Pot
Trail Mix
Filler can't be Vegetables, Eggs, or Dairy products.

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • Birchnuts were previously called and modeled after Acorns.
  • Pigs can eat raw Birchnuts off the ground.
  • The word "Birchnut" is a portmanteau of "birch" and "chestnut"
  • In Don't Starve, Birchnuts were formally inedible unless cooked. As of the Hamlet DLC, however, Birchnuts were changed to be edible raw. [1]

ReferenceEdit

Food and other Edible Items
Meats Morsel (Cooked) • Meat (Cooked) • Monster Meat (Cooked) • Leafy Meat (Cooked) • Deerclops EyeballDrumstick (Fried) • Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked) • Frog Legs (Cooked) • Koalefant Trunk (SteakWinter) • Jerky (SmallMonster) • Batilisk Wing (Cooked) • Guardian's Horn
(Dragoon HeartEye of the Tiger Shark Shipwrecked icon)
Fishes Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked)
(CrabbitDead DogfishDead SwordfishFish Morsel (Cooked) • Dead Jellyfish (CookedDried) • Limpets (Cooked) • Mussel (Cooked) • Neon Quattro (Cooked) • Pierrot Fish (Cooked) • Purple Grouper (Cooked) • Dead Rainbow Jellyfish (Cooked) • Raw Fish (Cooked) • Roe (Cooked) • Shark FinTropical FishWobster (DeadCooked) Shipwrecked icon)
Monster Food Durian (Extra Smelly) • Monster Meat (Cooked)
(Dead Jellyfish (CookedDried)Shipwrecked icon)
Mob Drops ButterButterfly WingsEgg (Cooked) • HoneyPhlegmTallbird Egg (FriedHatching)
(Electric MilkGlommer's Goop Reign of Giants icon) (Doydoy Egg (Fried) Shipwrecked icon) (Flytrap StalkNectar Hamlet icon) (Moon Moth WingsRoyal Jelly Don't Starve Together icon)
Vegetables Carrot (Roasted) • Corn (Popcorn) • Eggplant (Braised) • FoliageGlow BerryLichenMandrake (Cooked) • Pumpkin (Hot) • Red Cap (Cooked) • Green Cap (Cooked) • Blue Cap (Cooked) • Petals (Dark)
(Cactus Flesh (Cooked) • Cactus Flower Reign of Giants icon) (Seaweed (CookedDried) • Sweet Potato (Cooked) Shipwrecked icon) (Aloe (Cooked) • NettleRadish (Cooked) • Tuber (FriedBloomingFried Blooming) Hamlet icon) (Asparagus (Cooked) Hamlet iconDon't Starve Together icon) (Garlic (Roasted) • Kelp Fronds (CookedDried) • Lesser Glow BerryOnion (Roasted) • Pepper (Roasted) • Potato (Roasted) • Ripe Stone Fruit (Cooked) • SucculentToma Root (Roasted) Don't Starve Together icon)
Fruits Berries (Roasted) • Dragon Fruit (Prepared) • Durian (Extra Smelly) • Pomegranate (Sliced) • Banana (Cooked)
(Watermelon (Grilled) Reign of Giants icon) (Halved CoconutCooked CoconutCoffee Beans (Roasted) Shipwrecked icon) (Juicy Berries (Roasted) Don't Starve Together icon)
Dairy Butter
(Electric Milk Reign of Giants icon)
Bug Hamlet icon (Bean Bugs (Cooked) • Gummy Slug (Cooked) Hamlet icon)
Crock Pot Bacon and EggsButter MuffinDragonpieFish TacosFishsticksFroggle BunwichFist Full of JamFruit MedleyHoney HamHoney NuggetsKabobsMandrake SoupMeatballsMeaty StewMonster LasagnaPierogiPowdercakePumpkin CookiesRatatouilleStuffed EggplantTaffyTurkey DinnerUnagiWafflesWet Goop
(Flower SaladGuacamoleIce CreamMelonsicleSpicy ChiliTrail Mix Reign of Giants icon) (Banana PopBisqueCalifornia RollCaviarCevicheCoffee • (Fresh Fruit CrepesMonster TartareMussel BouillabaiseSweet Potato Souffle Portable Crock Pot) • Jelly-O PopWobster BisqueWobster DinnerSeafood GumboShark Fin SoupSurf 'n' TurfTropical Bouillabaisse Shipwrecked icon) (Asparagus SoupFeijoadaGummy CakeHard Shell TacosIced TeaNettle RollsSnake Bone SoupSpicy Vegetable StingerSteamed Ham SandwichTea Hamlet icon) (Creamy Potato PuréeFancy Spiralled TubersJellybeansSalsa FrescaStuffed Pepper Poppers (AsparagazpachoBone BouillonFish Cordon BleuGlow Berry MousseGrim GaletteHot Dragon Chili SaladMoquecaPuffed Potato SouffléVolt Goat Chaud-Froid Portable Crock Pot) Don't Starve Together icon)
Other RotRotten EggSeeds (Toasted SeedsCrop Seeds)
(Birchnut (Roasted) • Ice Reign of Giants icon) (BlubberBrainy MatterBile-Covered Slop Shipwrecked icon) (Bramble BulbClippingsMagic WaterSeed Pod (Cooked) Hamlet icon) (Lune Tree Blossom Don't Starve Together icon)
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