The water must be on the same level or 1 block above farmland block level. This distance extends diagonally which means a single water source block will fertilize an entire 9×9 farm when placed in the center.
You should be able to get a pyramid shaped farm with a bottom diameter of 256.
How far does water flow in minecraft. Water up to four blocks away horizontally including diagonals. The blocks between the farmland block and the water make no difference. Thats over 4 million soil blocks.
Water will flow from the source block downwards and up to 7 blocks horizontally. Both the non cube block and the water source block occupy the same space. And multi layer this up to 256.
Moving water cannot be picked up. This can be used to fill in large areas with still water and to make wells. Water is picked up and placed using a bucket right click.
In the overworld and the end lava travels 3 blocks in any horizontal direction from a source block. Water will fertilize all farm blocks within 4 blocks of it. Water with a current pushes players and mobs at a speed of about 1 39 meters per second or 25 blocks every 18 seconds.
So 256 approx height 8 water flow so a 2048×2048 bottom layer farm hydrated. Placed water forms a source block. When water is placed in the nether on bedrock edition it will turn red creative mode only.
Players that are in creative flying mode don t get pushed java edition only the horizontal current in a water block is based on a vector sum of the flows to and from that block from its four horizontal neighbors. If the non cube block is destroyed the water source block remains. In fact 31 minutes is very close to the ideal time at which to harvest if an auto farming system is set to a timer precisely 31 minutes and 3 14 seconds.
Lava flows far more slowly than water 1 block every 30 game ticks or 1 5 seconds and sourceless lava flows linger for a short time more. In the nether lava flows as rapidly as water does in the overworld and can reach seven blocks across a flat surface in whichever direction it is flowing. Waterlogging is the mechanic that allows non cube blocks that is blocks that do not completely fill their block volume such as doors ladders and plants to be filled with a water source block.
Lava within a certain distance of combustible blocks such as wool or any wood block can ignite them starting a fire unless fire spreads have been turned off. Most 4 5 planted crops reach maturity within 31 minutes about 1 5 minecraft days.