The simulation game "Plant Tycoon" starts you off with seeds from a few basic plants, and by growing and crossbreeding the flowers, you'll discover new and more valuable plant species. Ultimately, the goal is to create the Six Magic Plants of Isola, which fetch high prices and provide benefits to your nursery. While there's more than one way to breed each magic flower, the most direct route uses four common plants you receive at the beginning of the game.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Challenging
Plant the four seeds in your seed tray and the four seeds in your seed box in empty flowerpots.
Click on the "Supplies" button. Purchase the three common imported seeds for £32 each using your starting cash. Plant these seeds in empty flowerpots.
Grow all 15 starter plants to maturity. Click on each one in turn to identify its flower and foliage type. Have at least one citrus ball cactus, citrus reptans, spotted ball cactus and spotted reptans. If you don't, start the game over.
Pollinate each different type of plant with its own pollen. Place two seeds from each distinct type of flower in your seed box.
Breed a citrus ball cactus with a spotted reptans to produce a Jalapa maranta. Cross a citrus ball cactus with a citrus reptans to produce a citrus maranta. Breed a spotted ball cactus with a spotted reptans to create a spotted maranta. Plant the seeds for the citrus maranta, Jalapa maranta and spotted maranta.
Cross a citrus ball cactus with a Jalapa maranta to breed a fourpetal maple, the Magic Tree of Fragrance.
Breed a Jalapa maranta with a spotted reptans to create a bluestar astera. Cross a Jalapa maranta with a bluestar astera to produce a roseaceae fern, the Rose of Joy.
Save two seeds from each of the new flowers. Grow and sell multiple plants of the first two magic flowers. Purchase the bio-organic soil from the gardening supplies shop when you've earned £552.
Breed a roseaceae fern with a spotted reptans to produce a nox orchid, the Flower of Knowledge.
Cross a citrus ball cactus with a spotted maranta to create a Jalapa maple. Cross the Jalapa maple with a fourpetal maple to create a fragrant maple. Breed the fragrant maple with a Jalapa maple to create the fabled lemonbush, the Fabled Rose of Isola.
Purchase an additional seed box from the supply shop for £455. Save two seeds from each new plant you breed. Grow and sell your creations, focusing on high-priced plants. Purchase the Soil of Isola when you've earned £1,950.
Cross a citrus maranta with a fourpetal maple to create a venomous lemonbush. Breed the venomous lemonbush with a citrus ball cactus to create a mela rare oak, the Fruit of Life.
Cross a citrus reptans with a Jalapa maranta to create a fourpetal astera. Breed a citrus reptans with a fourpetal astera to produce a venomous grass.
Breed a citrus reptans with a spotted reptans to produce a Jalapa reptans. Cross the citrus reptans with a Jalapa reptans to breed a fourpetal reptans. Cross the fourpetal reptans with a venomous grass to breed an aureus scandens, the Golden Berries of Wealth.
Breeding Magic Plants
Tips and warnings
- The seeds in "Plant Tycoon" aren't labelled and can be difficult to distinguish. Keep a list of the seeds you're storing in your seed boxes.
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