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Many of these strategies can be done together at the same time; be sure to plan your strategy well. For quick cash, farming is not the best option, but will be a good option for players with much patience.

Notice: The Juju farming potion will give you a one in three chance of picking two herbs at a time while harvesting herbs, and lasts for 5 minutes. For the more valuable herbs, this will make a SIGNIFICANT increase in profit, and can be made from materials acquired while playing the Herblore Habitat activity.

Note: Profit depends highly on the number of crops each plant yields and if one is using the 4 allotment/herb/flower patches only. Also, profit column assumes nothing died.

Effectiveness Level requirement Details
4*****

Coins 1000 26,899 to Coins 1000 64,800

Level 1 Plant and sell potatoes, which sell for 282 coins each, as they are widely used for various cooking items. The seeds cost 6 coins each and three (3) are required for each allotment. Cooking the potatoes on a range (requires level 7 Cooking) will increase their value to 229 coins. Baked Potatoes are often in high demand by high level players looking to make Tuna Potatoes.
2*****

Coins 1000 42,240

Level 2 Plant and sell Marigolds, which sell for around 4,430 coins each, due to the large amount of members buying marigolds for Bull ants, a familiar used in Summoning.
3*****

Coins 1000 39,583 to Coins 1000 83,503

Level 32 Buy ranarr seeds at about 1,536 coins each. Around 5-12 grimy ranarr herbs can be obtained per seed if they are planted with Supercompost and harvested with Magic secateurs. Sell the Clean ranarr for 3,216 coins each. If no plants die and you utilise all of the five allotment locations, a profit of around 80k can be made each trip. One can optionally use the Thieving skill to obtain the Ranarr Seeds from a Master farmer.
3*****

Coins 1000 22,814 to Coins 1000 46,475

Level 36 Buy Spirit weed seeds at about 300 coins each. Plant them, and in about 80 minutes, you should have several Grimy spirit weeds which sell for about 1,676 coins each, easily paying for several more Spirit weed seeds.
3*****

Coins 1000 62,338 to Coins 1000 129,877

Level 38 Buy Toadflax seeds at about 1,842 coins each. Around 5-12 grimy toadflax herbs can be obtained per seed if they are planted with Supercompost and harvested with Magic secateurs. Sell the Clean Toadflax for 4,883 coins each. If no plants die and you utilise all of the five allotment locations, a decent profit can be made each trip. One can optionally use the Thieving skill to obtain the ToadFlax Seeds from a Master farmer.
3*****

Coins 1000 72,696

Level 42 Plant and sell Evil turnips, which sell for around 6,552 coins each. The turnips are used in Summoning to create an Evil turnip (familiar). The seeds needed run about 494 coins each.
3*****

Coins 1000 25,101 to Coins 1000 52,645

Level 46 Plant and harvest Wergalis, which sell for 1,951 coins each. With supercompost and magic secateurs(highly recommended) harvest can be around 10 herbs per seed.
3*****

Coins 1000 60,291 to Coins 1000 130,851

Level 50 Plant and harvest avantoes, which sell for 4,998 coins each. With supercompost and magic secateurs(highly recommended) harvest can be approximately 5-14, which is a profit of about 10k-28k per herb patch. Avantoe seeds sell for about 3,637 gp each.
4*****

Coins 1000 12,000

Level 55 Plant and harvest Cactus spines, which sell for 4,400 coins each. You can pick 3 at a time and the Cactus seeds cost 34 coins each. At level 78 Summoning, one can use the Giant ent familiar for the chance to pick extra cactus spines.
3*****

Coins 1000 65,334 to Coins 1000 134,397

Level 56 Plant and harvest Kwuarm, which sell for 4,892 coins each. With supercompost and magic secateurs(highly recommended) harvest can be approximately 10, which is a profit of about 8,000 per herb patch.
3*****

Coins 1000 37,404

Level 57 Plant a Papaya tree seed, which grows into a Papaya tree. Harvest the Papaya fruit, which can be continually harvested without having to replant, and sell for around 3,117 coins each. Papayas are used as payment for some Palm trees and bait for hunting Pawya. Papaya tree seeds cost 49,444 coins each.
2*****

Coins 1000 5,086

Level 59 Plant and sell White berries, which sell for around 2,119 coins each. They're used in herblore to make Super defence (3)s. The seeds required cost 3 coins each.
4*****

Coins 1000 61,974 to Coins 1000 130,868

Level 62 Buy snapdragon seeds at about 2,451 coins each. Between 5 and 22 grimy snapdragon herbs can be obtained per seed if they are planted with Supercompost and harvested with Magic secateurs. The cleaned herbs can then be sold for 4,853 coins each. Assuming you're using all five patches, along with Supercompost and Magic Secateurs, this method can easily bring in 150k-200k profit approximately every 80 minutes.
4*****

Coins 1000 6,972

Level 68 Plant a palm tree seed, which grows into a palm tree. Harvest the coconuts, which can be continually harvested without having to replant, and sell them for 3,486 coins each. Coconuts are used for several things in both Herblore and Farming. The seeds run for about 106,776 coins each. At level 78 Summoning, one can use the Giant ent familiar for the chance to pick extra Coconuts.
2*****

Coins 1000 5,086

Level 70 Plant and sell Poison ivy berries, which sell for about 828 coins each. They're used in herblore, making Supercompost, and payment to watch Calquat trees. The seeds cost 3 coins each. If a seed is planted and 4 poison ivy berries are harvested per patch, a profit of around 3,309 coins per patch can be had.
3*****

Coins 1000 11,145

Level 74 Plant and sell Morchella mushrooms, which sell for about 5,113 coins. The Morchella mushrooms are used for Prayer renewal potions made at 94 Herblore. The spores cost 545 coins each. After completion of the Morytania Elite Tasks, profit becomes 22,424 and disease chances drop to zero.
2*****

Coins 1000 67,742.08

Level 80 Using 15,000 Fire Runes (37 coins) each and 3,000 Polypore spores (2 coins) each, on a Polypore stick (42,717 coins) which makes a Polypore Staff (766,324 coins) It is hard to obtain sufficient fire rune due to the high demands and the acts of merchants on Fire rune.
4***** Level 85

Coins 1000 36,697 to Coins 1000 142,693

Plant torstol seeds (24,543 coins) in herb patches. You can harvest 5-12 Grimy torstol herbs per seed, translating to a profit between -24,543 to 90528 per seed. Be warned though, as the average herb yield is 6.5 herbs per seed, which means a 33k loss per seed. It is recommended to use Juju farming potion to increase the average herb yield by 33% (8.6 herbs per seed vs. 6.5). With this amount of herbs almost guaranteed every time, you should get ~300k per herb run, which takes about 5 minutes of your time every hour and a half. It is also advised to get the scroll of life beforehand, as it will save you a lot of money.

Due to constantly changing prices for items on the Grand Exchange, some information in this article may or may not be current.
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