Picking primal fruit

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Picking primal fruit
Profit per instanceCarambola-6.png
746,313 per instance
Activity time
6 minutes
Minimum recurrence time
360 minutes (fruit and cactus regrow every 120 minutes)
Effective profit
7,463,126 per hour
Skill requirementsQuest requirements
95 Farming (101 strongly recommend, 116 for maximum farming xp, boostable)

78 and 92 Summoning recommended for increased yield

72 Magic recommended for Anachronia teleport
Plague's End recommended for additional patches
The Prisoner of Glouphrie recommended for a glider
Jack of Spades recommended for the Menaphos cactus patch
Item requirementsOther requirements
5 x Lychee seed.png: RS3 Inventory image of Lychee seedLychee seeds, 7 x Carambola seed.png: RS3 Inventory image of Carambola seedCarambola seeds and 3 x Golden dragonfruit seed.png: RS3 Inventory image of Golden dragonfruit seedGolden dragonfruit seeds (or lower level primal fruit seeds) required once per patch

Legendary greenfingers aura.png: RS3 Inventory image of Legendary greenfingers auraLegendary greenfingers aura and Master farmer outfit recommended for increased yield
Farming cape.png: RS3 Inventory image of Farming capeFarming cape recommended for occasional instant harvesting and noting
Witchdoctor mask.png: RS3 Inventory image of Witchdoctor maskWitchdoctor mask, Spirit tree re-rooter.png: RS3 Inventory image of Spirit tree re-rooterSpirit tree re-rooter (3 charges consumed), Combat bracelet.png: RS3 Inventory image of Combat braceletCombat bracelet and Attuned crystal teleport seed.png: RS3 Inventory image of Attuned crystal teleport seedAttuned crystal teleport seed recommended for teleportation

Grace of the elves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Grace of the elvesGrace of the elves and Luck of the Dwarves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Luck of the DwarvesLuck of the Dwarves recommended for Seren spirits
Construct the additional Cactus patches
Totem of the Abyss in the northern space recommended
House in Rimmington or Love Story recommended
Easy Ardounge achievements recommended for a teleport
Spirit trees planted in Brimhaven and Etceteria recommended
Experience gainedLocation
Up to 86,227.4‬ Farming at 116.3 x cactus patches, 7 x fruit tree patches, 5 x bush patches
Inputs (8,760)Outputs (755,073)
1 × Wolpertinger pouch.png Wolpertinger pouch (3,929) Gives double xp and an extra piece of fruit at bush patches
1 × Giant ent pouch.png Giant ent pouch (2,751) Gives a 50% chance to get an extra piece of fruit at fruit tree patches
1 × Air rune.png Air rune (79)
2 × Earth rune.png Earth rune (36)
2 × Law rune.png Law rune (822)
3 × Nature rune.png Nature rune (1,143)
45 × Lychee.png Lychee (332,910) average
10.35 × Golden dragonfruit.png Golden dragonfruit (81,899.55) average
57.75 × Carambola.png Carambola (340,263)
Details
See also Primal fruit pulp.png: RS3 Inventory image of Primal fruit pulpPrimal fruit pulp for info on fruit. Harvesting primal fruit allows a player to get farming xp while collecting valuable fruit. Once a plant has fully grown, fruit can be collected regularly without additional input. Higher level fruit gives more experience, more pulp and often more profit. A player can start as early as 95 Farming with just collecting dragonfruit.png: RS3 Inventory image of dragonfruitdragonfruit in cactus patches, 99 Farming for Avocado.png: RS3 Inventory image of AvocadoAvocado in bush patches and 101 Farming for Ciku.png: RS3 Inventory image of CikuCiku in fruit patches. Fruit that gives more xp and pulp is unlocked at 105, 107, 111, 113 and 116 Farming (boostable, pork pie gives +5). The legendary greenfingers aura gives a 15% chance to get an additional piece of any fruit, while the master farmer gives a 10% chance to get an additional piece of fruit at the bush or fruit tree patches. A primal fruit run consists of 3 parts:

For the bush patches a wolpertinger doubles yield and xp. The bush can be clicked once per tick for faster harvesting. The patches are at:

  • Champion's guild, reachable from the Combat bracelet.png: RS3 Inventory image of Combat braceletCombat bracelet or Varrock lodestone.
  • Rimmington, reachable from a (modified) Teleport to house.png: RS3 Inventory image of Teleport to houseTeleport to house or Port Sarim lodestone.
  • Ardounge monastery, reachable with Kandarin monastery teleport.
  • Crwys clan, reachable with a teleport crystal, spirit tree or Priffdinas lodestone.
  • Etceteria, reachable with a spirit tree, fairy ring (CIP) or Ring of Wealth.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ring of WealthRing of Wealth.

For the fruit tree patches a giant ent gives a 50% chance to get an extra piece of fruit. The tree can be clicked once per tick for faster harvesting, but be careful of clearing the patch (chopping it down is not harmful by itself). The patches are at:

  • Tree Gnome Stronghold, reachable with a spirit tree, which can be found at the Crwys clan, grand exchange or player owned farm.
  • Brimhaven, from the spirit tree or Karamja lodestone.
  • Catherby, from the lodestone or lunar spell.
  • Herblore Habitat, from the Witchdoctor mask.png: RS3 Inventory image of Witchdoctor maskWitchdoctor mask or a Juju teleport spiritbag.png: RS3 Inventory image of Juju teleport spiritbagJuju teleport spiritbag (consumed).
  • Lletya, from a teleport crystal or the Tirannwn quiver 1.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tirannwn quiver 1Tirannwn quiver 1.
  • Meilyr clan, from a teleport crystal, Tirannwn quiver 4.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tirannwn quiver 4Tirannwn quiver 4 or the Priffdinas lodestone.
  • Outside the Tree Gnome Village, from a gnome glider (Al Kharid or Meilyr clan) or spirit tree.

The cactus patches only give increased yield with the aura. The patches are at:

  • Al Kharid, reachable from the glider or lodestone.
  • Menaphos, reachable from the lodestone.
  • Anachronia, reachable from the northern totem Anachronia Teleport or the lodestone. This patch is very far from the lodestone.

The order in which these runs are done does not matter, but by switching the fruit trees and bushes a player can re-use of either a giant ent or a wolpertinger pouch if they log out between runs.

By using the fruit on a tool leprechaun they will note all other pieces of that type in an inventory.