How to Make Shrubs in ACNH

Shrubs are one of the plants in Animal Crossing New Horizon. You can have it to make your island more beautiful. But, how to make shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon? You can make it by growing it. Let’s find out how to grow shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon here.

Growing Shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon

If you want to grow a shrub, you have to follow the steps below.

    • The first thing that you have to do is to buy shrub starts from Leif.
    • After buying the shrub starts, then you have to pick an area in the grass where you want to grow a shrub. It is important for you to know that shrubs need soil to be able to grow so that you cannot plant them on the beach.
    • Now, you have to dig a hole by using a shovel. Actually, you do not have to dig a hole. However, it will help you to specify where you want to plant your shrubs. dig a hole by using a shovel.
    • In this step, you have to choose the shrub start from your inventory. Select the shrub start from your inventory.
    • After choosing the shrub, then you have to press A button to choose “Plant 1”. Press A to select Plant 1
    • You have to do these steps until all of your shrub starts have been planted.

The important thing that you need to note about planting shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon is that it is not like trees which need space for the roots to grow. If you plant shrubs, you can do that side by side like flowers.

Getting Shrub Starts from Leif

Getting Shrub Starts from Leif

Shrub starts can be bought from Leif’s Garden Shop. This character will come to your island randomly during the Nature Day event period. The shrub that Leif sells changes every time he comes to your island.

When you plant the shrub, you have to know that it needs 3 day to fully grow. As explained in the steps above, you cannot plant shrubs on the beach. If you do that, they will not grow. Also, you are not able to transplant fully-grown shrubs on the beach.

The Types and Colors of Shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon

There are a number of types and colors of shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon. Here are the types and the colors of shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon along with the season when they can grow.

    • Tea Olives
      Tea Olives are available in orange and yellow. In the northern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in late September to October. In the southern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in late March to April.
    • Hibiscus
      Hibiscus is available in red and yellow. In the northern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in August to early September. In the southern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in February to early March.
    • Azalea
      Azalea is available in pink and white. In the northern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in April to May. In the southern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in October to November.
    • Hydrangea
      Hydrangea is available in blue and pink. In the northern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in June to July. In the southern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in December to January.
    • Camellia
      Camellia is available in pink and red. In the northern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in January to March. In the southern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in July to September.
    • Holly
      Holly is only available in red. The season for Holly to bloom is in November to December in the northern hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in May to June.
    • Plumeria
      Plumeria is available in pink and white. The season for this shrub to bloom is in early June to mid-September in the northern hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere, the season for this shrub to bloom is in early December to mid-March.

The Advantages to Grow Shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon

How to Make Shrubs in ACNH

When you grow shrubs, they will not only add beauty to your island. You can also get Nook Miles and new title keywords for planting some of them. It needs 20 total shrubs. When the Nature Day event takes place, you will also get a special daily task which will give you a reward five times the miles. There are a lot of these special tasks that will involve shrubs. So, you have to make sure to purchase a bunch when Leif is visiting.

Other Things to Know About Shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon

There are the other things that you need to know about shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon. You may wonder about it, so you check them below as also explained on Games Radar site.

    • Shrubs are not like flowers in the game where they can be crossbred. Shrubs are not able to be crossbred to make hybrid colors and variants.
    • You do not have to water shrubs.
    • You are not able to walk through a shrub as you can do in flowers.
    • Shrubs are able to be dug up at any time, even fully grown, without the help of fruit.
    • During rainy weather, snails will slime over them.

Some Youtube Videos About Shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon

If you want to see how other players plant shrubs in Animal Crossing New Horizon or the explanation and the look of shrubs in the game, you can watch some videos about shrubs on Youtube. Here are some videos about shrubs that you can watch on Youtube.

    • A video from helloannastudio entitled Beautifying Your Island: Bushes & Hedges Guide • Animal Crossing: New Horizons | @imAnnaMolly which was uploaded on April 26th, 2020. The video has been watched more than 44k times.
    • A video from DazzaBound entitled Bush Guide – Everything You Need to Know! – ACNH [TUTORIAL] which was uploaded on May 20th, 2020. The video has been watched more than 31k times.
    • A video from Nicko Finno entitled How To Unlock Hedges and Shrubs Are a Game Changer! Update 1.2.0 in Animal Crossing New Horizons!! which was uploaded on April 23rd, 2020. The video has been watched more than 3k times.

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