Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for birch leaves in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Birch Leaves was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for birch leaves is:
Birch Leaves has a data value of 2. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 2 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn birch leaves.
The numerical ID for Birch Leaves is:
The Birch Leaves item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Birch Leaves blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
Leaves are a part of trees in Minecraft. When broken, there is a 1/200 chance that an apple will be dropped. The leaves block itself cannot be obtained unless shears are used to break it.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:leaves|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Min / Max State IDs||172 - 185|
Block states are values assigned to a block that changes its state. For example, many blocks have a "direction" block state which can be used to change the direction a block faces.
Find a table of all blockstates for the Birch Leaves block below.
|Block State Name||Type||Values|
|distance||int ?|| |
|persistent||bool ?|| |