Cactus Item ID

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 cactus in Minecraft is shown below:

Cactus Spawn Command

The Cactus item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

Mining Tools

Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Cactus blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.

Tool Speed
Golden Axe Golden Axe 0.05s
Diamond Axe Diamond Axe 0.08s
Iron Axe Iron Axe 0.1s
Stone Axe Stone Axe 0.15s
Wooden Axe Wooden Axe 0.3s
Netherite Axe Netherite Axe 0.6s

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Cactus Information


In Minecraft, when a mob or player walks into a cactus, they take half a heart of damage every second. When broken, the cactus drops itself on the floor. If the 'base' cactus of a cactus that is taller than one block is broken, all cacti blocks above are also broken.

Item ID minecraft:cactus
Numerical ID 81
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 0.4
Material Plant
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 3931 - 3946

Cactus Block States

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 Cactus block below.

Block State Name Type Values
age int ?
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