How to make Podzol in Minecraft

This Minecraft tutorial explains How to make Podzol in Minecraft with detailed screenshots and step-by-step instructed process.

One of the features that makes Minecraft an extremely exciting and successful game is the vastness of the possibilities it offers, not only in terms of fun and adventure, but for other reasons as well; among these certainly the large number of different materials available that the player can crafting or mining.

One of those that absolutely cannot be made either with the crafting table or with the furnace is the podzol. Podzol is also hard to find and only exists in specific biomes such as jungle and old growth Pine taiga! Once you are lucky enough to find yourself in these biomes it can be a great idea to extract some and keep it in your inventory.

In this guide, therefore, my goal is precisely to explain how to extract the podzol and put it in a safe place so that you can use it as a building resource if you need it. It is a very simple operation that does not require any effort, you just need to have the right tools available! Carefully follow the steps I indicate and you will see that extracting the podzol will be a breeze for you! Do not you believe it? Well then you just have to try and see for yourself how easy it is! For real! By carefully following the individual steps you will have no problem carrying out this simple operation! So let’s not wait any longer and let’s get to work right away! Let’s get started, here’s how to extract podzol:

Obtaining Podzol is very simple: you can choose get it from nature in survival mode, so follow the first option. If you are in creative mode, go directly to the second option.


  1. Find a Podzol Block

Podzol isn’t craftable, so you have to find it in the Old Growth Pine Taiga biome.

  1. Use a Silk Touch Tool

To mine Podzol you need a Silk Touch Tool like a pickaxe, shovel, or axe:

  1. Mine the terrain:

To mine the terrain you have to use different commands depending on what version of Minecraft you are using:

  •  Java Edition: left click and hold on the block of podzol.
  •  Pocket Edition: you tap and hold on the block of podzol.
  • Xbox 360 and Xbox One: press and hold the RT button on the Xbox controller.
  •  PS3 and PS4: press and hold the R2 button on the PS controller.
  • Wii U/Nintendo Switch: press and hold the ZR button on the gamepad/controller
  • Windows 10 Edition/ Education Edition, left click and hold on the block of podzol.

  1. Pick up the Podzol:

 To pick up the podzol simply walk on it! You will see a block of podzol in your hotbar!


You can easily find Podzol, if you are in creative mode, in the “Building Blocks” section