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How To Get Sugarcane Crop & Sugar In ACNH

Here's where to find sugarcane in Animal Crossing New Horizons and also how to craft sugar.

Sugarcane is one of the new items that you can obtain in Animal Crossing New Horizon’s major 2.0 update. And from it, you can craft sugar which is an ingredient that you will require in various cooking recipes. So, to make things simpler, let’s take a look at how to get sugarcane and sugar in ACNH.


How to Get Sugarcane Crop in ACNH 2.0

  • Players can obtain sugarcane by planting sugarcane starts that can be purchased from Leif, the sloth vendor.
  • He will arrive at your island on any random day and apart from that, you can meet him on Harv’s island. Leif won’t be on that island immediately though – you need to complete the donation process to set up vendor shops in the plaza.
  • After you do that, you can find Leif there and you can buy sugarcane starts from him easily. It will only cost you 260 Bells each. You can also purchase them in bulk (5 of them cost 1400 Bells).

How to Grow Sugarcane?


To grow sugarcane, you must plant the sugarcane starts in the ground either directly or by digging a hole in the ground with your shovel. Select the Planting option after selecting the start from your inventory and water the start daily. After a few days, your sugarcane plant will be grown and you can harvest it for other uses.

How to Get Sugar in ACNH?

Now that you know how to find sugarcane in Animal Crossing New Horizons, let’s take a look at how to craft sugar as well.


You will require 5 sugarcane to make 1 sugar. So ensure that you have an entire patch dedicated to different crops – one for sugarcane. With sugar created, you can make a lot of different dishes by using cooking recipes.

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Sugarcane Cooking Recipes List

  • Sugar – 5 Sugarcane
  • Brown sugar – 5 Sugarcane
  • Brown-sugar cupcakes – 1 Whole-wheat flour, 1 Brown sugar
  • Pancakes – 2 Flour, 2 Sugar

This is where to find sugarcane and craft sugar from it in ACNH 2.0. Now go ahead and get Brewster and The Roost cafe on your island. While you are here, make sure to check out our ACNH Guides for more tips & tricks like this.