The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money – Stardew Valley

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The best crops for each season in Stardew Valley. Aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money.
 
Very useful for the money related achievements as well as house upgrades.
 
 

Introduction

The following guide provides players with an understanding of the best crops for each season in order to fill their pockets with gold. I mean, who doesn’t like a good harvest?
 
 
This guide is especially useful for those hoping to achieve the following achievements: Greenhorn, Cowpoke, Homesteader, Millionaire, Legend, Moving Up, Living Large, Monoculture and Full House.
 
 
Happy farming!
 
 
 

Spring

Strawberries

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Spring - F0403E72FStrawberry Seeds can be purchased for 100g at the Egg Festival, which takes place on the 13th of Spring. It is best to save the seeds for Year 2 for this method, as they need to be planted on the first of spring. (See below if you are in Year 1.)
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Spring - B0D67665DSpeed-Gro can be purchased from Pierre’s for 100g starting on Spring 15th, Year 1, or can be crafted after reaching Farming Level 3 using 1 Pine Tar and 1 Clam for 5x Speed Gro.
 

 
Number of Harvests: 6 [Speed Gro] / 5 [No Speed-Gro]

 
 

Potato and Kale

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Spring - 12081C268 The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Spring - B6F6F1C27For those who do not have strawberry seeds, or have just begun a playthrough, Potatoes and Kale are the best option until the egg festival, after which strawberries can be planted.
 
Potato and Kale Seedscan be purchased from Pierre’s for 50g (Potatoes) and 70g (Kale) each.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Spring - BA2EA0EEEDeluxe Speed-Grocan be purchased from Pierre’s General Store for 150g from Year 2 or purchased for 80g on Thursdays at the Oasis. It can also be crafted (for 5x Deluxe Speed-Gro) after reaching Farming Level 8 using 1 Oak Resin and 1 Coral.
 
 
Number of Harvests (before Egg Festival): 3 [Deluxe Speed-Gro] 2 [No Deluxe Speed-Gro]
 
 
A notable mention:
 

Coffee Beans

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Spring - EF82E2689Provided you own a few kegs, Coffee beans are a relatively good crop to grow for the whole season. Coffee Beans grow in both Spring and Summer and can be acquired from the Traveling Cart for 100-1,000g. They cannot be purchased from any other store.
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Spring - 28B2B70E7
 
Kegscan be crafted from Farming Level 8 sing 30 Wood, 1 Copper Bar, 1 Iron Bar and 1 Oak Resin.
 
 
Number of Harvests: 11 [Deluxe Speed-Gro] / 10 [No Deluxe Speed-Gro]
 
 
 

Summer

Starfruit

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Summer - 8E054709CStarfruit Seeds can be purchased at the Oasis, and the Traveling Cart. One seed is obtained from Gunther at the Museum after 15 items have been donated. Occasionally they are also found in treasure rooms in the Skull Cavern, and can also be obtained using the Seed Maker. Starfruit can be used with machines such as kegs in order to obtain a larger profit.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Summer - BA2EA0EEEDeluxe Speed-Grocan be purchased from Pierre’s General Store for 150g from Year 2 or purchased for 80g on Thursdays at the Oasis. It can also be crafted (for 5x Deluxe Speed-Gro) after reaching Farming Level 8 using 1 Oak Resin and 1 Coral.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Summer - 28B2B70E7
 
Kegscan be crafted from Farming Level 8 sing 30 Wood, 1 Copper Bar, 1 Iron Bar and 1 Oak Resin.
 
 
Number of Harvests: 3 [Deluxe Speed-Gro] / 2 [No Deluxe Speed-Gro]
 
 

Red Cabbage

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Summer - C9F4E80CBRed Cabbage Seeds are available at Pierre’s for 100g starting in Year 2, and can also be bought at the Traveling Cart and Night Market.
 
If “Guarantee Year 1 Completable” is checked within the Advanced Game Options, Red Cabbage seeds are guaranteed to be available at the Traveling Cart at least once during Year 1.
 
 
Number of Harvests: 4 [Deluxe Speed-Gro] + 1 Wheat / 2 [No Deluxe Speed-Gro] + 1 Wheat OR 3 [No Deluxe Speed-Gro] No Wheat.
 
 
A notable mention…
 

Blueberries

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Summer - F1A637661Blueberry Seeds can be purchased from Pierre’s for 80g and from the Night Market on Winter 16. These blueberries can be used in Preserves Jars for a little extra profit.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Summer - B0D67665DSpeed-Gro can be purchased from Pierre’s for 100g starting on Spring 15th, Year 1, or can be crafted after reaching Farming Level 3 using 1 Pine Tar and 1 Clam for 5x Speed Gro.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Summer - 3D3BA17EB
 
A Preserves Jar can be crafted from Farming Level 4 using 50 Wood, 40 Stone and 8 Coal.
 
 
Number of Harvests: 5 [Speed-Gro] / 4 [No Speed-Gro]
 
 
 

Fall

Sweet Gem Berries

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - F02142588Despite the cost of a seed maker, Sweet Gem Berries are an incredible money-making option for Fall.
 
Sweet Gem Berry Seeds (or Rare Seeds) can be purchased from the Traveling Cart for 1,000g each during Spring and Summer, although they may appear in other seasons too. They can also be obtained using the Seed Maker.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - BA2EA0EEEDeluxe Speed-Grocan be purchased from Pierre’s General Store for 150g from Year 2 or purchased for 80g on Thursdays at the Oasis. It can also be crafted (for 5x Deluxe Speed-Gro) after reaching Farming Level 8 using 1 Oak Resin and 1 Coral.
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - 3E299B798
 
A Seed Maker can be crafted after reaching Farming Level 9 using 25 Wood, 1 Gold Bar and 10 Coal.
 
 
Number of Harvests: 1 [Deluxe Speed-Gro] + 1 Pumpkin Harvest. / 1 [No Deluxe Speed-Gro] No Pumpkin Harvest.
 
 

Pumpkins

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - 7BD976140Pumpkin Seeds can be purchased from Pierre’s for 100g each and from the Night Market on Winter 17. Along with this, they are occasionally sold at the Traveling Cart and nine can be obtained after donating 35 items to the Museum. Pumpkins can be used in both Kegs and Preserves Jars for a greater profit.
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - 28B2B70E7
 
Kegscan be crafted from Farming Level 8 sing 30 Wood, 1 Copper Bar, 1 Iron Bar and 1 Oak Resin.
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - 3D3BA17EB
 
A Preserves Jar can be crafted from Farming Level 4 using 50 Wood, 40 Stone and 8 Coal.
 
 
Number of Harvests: 3 [Deluxe Speed-Gro] / 2 [No Deluxe Speed-Gro]
 
 
Another notable mention…
 

Cranberries

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - FDDF97D27Cranberry Seeds can be purchased from Pierre’s General Store for 240g and can also be bought at the Night Market on Winter 17 as well as occasionally at the Traveling Cart. Cranberries can be used in both Kegs and Preserves Jars for a greater profit.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Fall - 2ACACBE4ABasic Fertilizer can be purchased from Pierre’s for 100g starting on Spring 15th of Year 1 or can be crafted using 2 Sap after reaching Farming Level 1.
 
 
Number of Harvests: 5 [Basic Fertilizer] / 4 [No Basic Fertilizer]
 
 
 

Greenhouse / Ginger Island

Hops

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Greenhouse / Ginger Island - 3751BEB28Using Hyper Speed-Gro, Hops can be grown and turned into pale ale for a large profit as they regrow every single day. Therefore, pale ale can be made from a keg every single day. This ensures great profit. Hops Starter (Seeds) can be purchased from Pierre’s for 60g each, but may also appear in the Traveling Cart and the Night Market on Winter 16.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Greenhouse / Ginger Island - F1EF656E0Hyper Speed-Gro can be crafted after purchasing the recipe from Qi’s Walnut Room (30 Points.)
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Greenhouse / Ginger Island - 28B2B70E7
 
Kegscan be crafted from Farming Level 8 sing 30 Wood, 1 Copper Bar, 1 Iron Bar and 1 Oak Resin. Many of these are required in order to gain the full profit from growing Hops.
 
 
NOTE: As trellis crops, not all spaces of the Greenhouse or Ginger Island can be used, gaps/walking spaces should be filled with Ancient Fruit to ensure no space is wasted.
 
 
If you do not have any machines (such as kegs), the following may be better options:
 

Ancient Fruit

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Greenhouse / Ginger Island - 897133D03Ancient Fruit Seeds can be purchased at the Traveling Cart for 100-1,000g. They can also be obtained by using a Seed Maker.
 
After donating an Ancient Seed artifact to the Museum, a packet of Ancient Seeds is given to the player as a reward along with a crafting recipe which allows the player to craft Ancient Seed (artifact) into plantable seeds.
 
 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Greenhouse / Ginger Island - BA2EA0EEEIt is recommended (although not compulsory) to plant these using Deluxe Speed-Gro, which can be purchased from Pierre’s General Store for 150g from Year 2 or purchased for 80g on Thursdays at the Oasis. It can also be crafted (for 5x Deluxe Speed-Gro) after reaching Farming Level 8 using 1 Oak Resin and 1 Coral.
 
 
Another notable mention…
 

Starfruit

 
The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money - Stardew Valley - Greenhouse / Ginger Island - 8E054709CStarfruit Seeds can be purchased at the Oasis, and the Traveling Cart. One seed is obtained from Gunther at the Museum after 15 items have been donated. Occasionally they are also found in treasure rooms in the Skull Cavern, and can also be obtained using the Seed Maker. Starfruit can be used with machines such as kegs in order to obtain a larger profit, although it can be sold as a crop for a reasonable amount.
 
 
Whilst growing in the greenhouse, using Hyper Speed-Gro is incredibly beneficial, especially with with the ‘Agriculturist’ trait. Although the ‘Agriculturist’ trait is not required to earn a good profit.
 
 

Written by cupoftrinitea

 
 
Here we come to an end for the The best crops for each season aimed to help players produce larger amounts of money – Stardew Valley guide. I hope this guide has helped you with your gameplay. If you have something to add to this guide or believe we forgot some information to add, please let us know via comment! We check each comment manually by approving them!
 


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