Both flowers and fruit appear and fall at set times through the year, so it's possible that a young tree that has never flowered will give fruit. Fruit can be picked from trees in Adventure mode. Fortress mode harvesting is done with a stepladder (as long as the fruit-bearing tree is within a plant gathering zone) or by collecting fallen fruits.
6 points 8 years ago. (B)uild -> dirt r (O)ad. Capital O. It will build a dirt road. This will destroy any/all foilage and prep all farmable tiles for farming. Be warned, however, that this does not work underground (as it will clear away the mud) nor does it remove pebbles/boulders.
Boulders you can smoot.
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May 30, News: February 4, Dwarf Fortress Talk #28 has been posted. News: January 28, Dwarf Fortress has been released. News: November 21, A new Threetoe story has been posted. Forum Guidelines. Dwarves won't chop down trees in my new fort. So yeah, as the title says.
It is possible to farm trees by walling off or engineering a patch of soil and locking it away so your dwarves don't trample all over it, but it will take a long time for the farm to yield results.
I designate trees to be cut, nobody who's assigned to the work picks up the axe we have and cuts them. I can't make beds. A quick guide to cutting down trees in Dwarf Fortress. A quick guide to cutting down trees in Dwarf Fortress. Trees cannot be specifically"planted"; even if a map is stripped of all trees, new saplings will regrow, randomly and in their own time.
Sadly, the elves do not seem to comprehend this. It is possible to farm trees by walling off or engineering a patch of soil and locking it away so your dwarves don't trample all over it, but it will take a long time for the farm to yield results.
You should have trees and various plants growing around your fortress in about a year. You can send dwarves in to harvest the plants once a year or so. Since a tile can only ever have a plant or a tree, every plant you uproot makes room for a plant or a tree.
Eventually you'll have a nice grove of underground trees. May 16, To get rid of trees, designate the area for removing trees (d-t). You will need an axe. To get rid of plants, designate the area for plant gathering (d-p). Plants what time of year to trim spruce trees block farm plots though. To get rid of above-ground boulders, designate the area for smoothing (d-s).
If you still can't put a plot where you want, try looking at each tile with.