It is fire resistant, but can be destroyed by Structure-damaging features, like a Clockwork Rook or Gunpowder/slurtle slime. There are three variants that can grow, the Round, Cubic and Pyramid.
Its growth cycle is slower than an Evergreen's. It takes 2.5-5 minutes for a Marble Sprout to grow to Stage 1, 5-6.25 days from Stage 1 to Stage 2, 5-6.25 days from Stage 2 to Stage 3, 5-6.25 days from Stage 3 to Stage 1. Growing is not affected by Seasons.