Bamboo Trees in Animal Crossing.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Bamboo

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Bamboo can be used to craft tons of items in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. But to make those items, you’ll need to know how to get Bamboo, since Bamboo will not start off on your island.

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    What Bamboo is Used For

    Bamboo is used to craft numerous items. The following is a list of items that can be crafted using Bamboo:

    • Bamboo-Shoot Lamp
    • Bamboo Wall Decoration
    • Bamboo Noodle Slide
    • Basket Pack
    • Steamer Basket Set
    • Bamboo Hat
    • Pan Flute
    • Hearth
    • Deer Scare
    • Green Leaf Pile
    • Bamboo Basket
    • Bamboo Bench
    • Bamboo Candleholder
    • Bamboo Doll
    • Bamboo Drum
    • Bamboo Flooring
    • Bamboo Floor Lamp
    • Bamboo-Grove Wall
    • Bamboo Lattice Fence
    • Bamboo Lunch Box
    • Bamboo Partition
    • Bamboo Shelf
    • Bamboo Speaker
    • Bamboo Sphere
    • Bamboo Stool
    • Bamboo Stopblock
    • Bamboo Wall
    • Bamboo Wand
    • Dark Bamboo Rug
    • Light Bamboo Rug

    How to Get Bamboo

    Traveling to another island with Nook Miles Ticket.

    Bamboo is a little trickier to get than a crafting material like Clay or Wood. There are a couple of options available for obtaining Bamboo. Your first option is to use 2,000 Nook Miles in exchange for a Nook Miles Ticket. You can use the Nook Miles Ticket to travel to Mystery Islands, and these may contain Bamboo trees. Either dig up whole trees to bring back to your island, or you can use your axe, hit the trees, and collect Bamboo to bring back.

    Your other option is to buy lots of Turnips from Daisy Mae. Eventually, after you buy enough of them, she will send you Bamboo Shoots in the mail as a thank you. Simply plant these Shoots, and they will grow into Bamboo Trees, which you can harvest Bamboo from.