Mangrove roots are blocks that form as part of mangrove trees. Despite being a full block, they can be waterlogged.
Mangrove roots can be broken by hand, but using an axe is quickest. Mangrove roots drop themselves when broken with any tool.
- ↑ Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.
Mangrove roots are generated in mangrove swamp biomes.
When mangrove propagules grow, they develop roots that can vary in size.
Mangrove roots can be waterlogged, despite being a full block. Water does not spread out[Java Edition only] and waterlogged mangrove roots follow the same mechanics as any other waterlogged block.
Mobs do not spawn on mangrove roots.
Redstone circuits can pass their power level through mangrove roots and power other redstone components that are adjacent to the block, even when waterlogged.[Java Edition only]
|Muddy Mangrove Roots||Mud +
Mangrove roots have a 30% chance of increasing the compost level in a composter by 1.
Mangrove roots can be placed under note blocks to produce "bass" sounds.
When used in a furnace as fuel, mangrove roots last 15 seconds (smelting up to 1.5 items).[JE only]
|Sound||Subtitles||Source||Description||Resource location||Translation key||Volume||Pitch||Attenuation|
|Block broken||Blocks||Once the block has broken||0.25||0.96||16|
|Block placed||Blocks||When the block is placed||0.25||0.96||16|
|Block breaking||Blocks||While the block is in the process of being broken||0.0625||0.5||16|
|None[sound 1]||Entity-Dependent||Falling on the block with fall damage||None[sound 1]||0.125||0.75||16|
|Footsteps||Entity-Dependent||Walking on the block||0.0375||1.0||16|
|Blocks||Once the block has broken||0.4||0.8-1.0|
|Blocks||When the block is placed||0.25||1.0-1.2|
|Blocks||While the block is in the process of being broken||0.1||0.5|
|Blocks||Falling on the block with fall damage||0.4||1.0|
|Blocks||Walking on the block||0.1||1.0|
|Blocks||Jumping from the block||0.1||1.0|
|Blocks||Falling on the block without fall damage||0.1||1.0|
|Name||Identifier||Form||Item ID[i 1]||Translation key|
|Mangrove Roots||Block & Giveable Item[i 2]||Identical[i 3]|
|Name||Default value||Allowed values||Description|
|waterlogged||Whether or not there's water in the same place as this mangrove roots.|
|October 16, 2021||Mangrove roots are shown at Minecraft Live 2021 as part of mangrove swamps.|
|1.19||22w11a||Added mangrove roots.|
|22w15a||Mangrove roots are now compostable.|
|22w17a||Changed its block model, to add shading and make the inner faces have the same size with the outter faces.|
|1.19.0||beta 18.104.22.168||Added mangrove roots.|
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