How to Make a Flower Pot in Minecraft

Decorate your village with potted plants

What to Know

  • Make a Crafting Table. Put a Brick in the first and third boxes of the first row, then put a Brick in the middle box of the second row.
  • Place a Flower Pot on the ground, then place a plant on top of it to make a potted plant.

This guide covers how to make a Flower Pot in Minecraft and how to put flowers in them on any platform.

How to Craft a Flower Pot in Minecraft

Before you can make a Flower Pot, you need a Crafting Table, a Furnace, and the necessary materials.

  1. Make a Crafting Table. Add Planks of the same type of wood to each box of the 2X2 crafting grid. Any type of wood will do (Oak WoodJungle Wood, etc.).

    A crafting table in the Minecraft crafting grid
  2. Place the Crafting Table on the ground and open it to access the 3X3 crafting grid. How you do this depends on your platform:

    • PC: Right-click
    • Mobile: Single-tap
    • Xbox: Press LT
    • PlayStation: Press L2
    • Nintendo: Press ZL
    A crafting table on the ground in Minecraft
  3. Craft a Furnace. Put 8 Cobblestones or Blackstones in the outer boxes of the 3X3 crafting grid (leave the center box empty).

    A furnace in the Minecraft crafting grid
  4. Place the Furnace on the ground and interact with it to open the smelting menu.

    Furnace on the ground in Minecraft
  5. Put a fuel source (e.g. Coal or Wood) in the bottom box on the left side of the Furnace menu.

    Coal in the Minecraft Furnace menu
  6. Put Clay in the top box on the left side of the Furnace menu.

    Clay in the Minecraft Furnace menu
  7. Wait for the progress bar to fill, then add the Brick to your inventory. Repeat until you have 3 Bricks.

    A brick in the Minecraft Furnace menu
  8. Craft your Flower Pot. Go back to your Crafting Table and add a Brick in the first and third boxes in the first row. In the second row, add a Brick in the middle box.

    Flower pot in the Minecraft crafting table

Minecraft Flower Pot Recipe

Once you have a Crafting Table, you just need the following to make a Flower Pot:

  • 3 Bricks

What Can You Do With a Flower Pot?

Use Flower Pots to hold flowers and other plants. Place the Flower Pot on the ground, then place the plant on top of it. Potted plants are purely decorative. Use then to spruce up your home or village.

A cactus in a flower pot in Minecraft