Plants are living organisms that belong to the kingdom Plantae in Science. They obtain most of their energy from sunlight in a process called photosynthesis. They also seem to be the only things the player can defend their house with against a horde of Zombies. Plants also populate the Zen Garden, though only in the PC, Xbox, and DS versions.

There are 49 different plants each with different abilities. At Night, sun is harder to come by; so fungi are usually used. Also in Pool levels, plants must be either aquatic or planted on Lily Pad to be in the water. Plants Received When Playing Adventure ModeEdit Plants Received When Playing Adventure Mode sectionEdit


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At the end of each level in Adventure Mode, a new seed packet of a plant made by the Bloom And Doom Seed Company is received from the last zombie to die. Once the Suburban Almanac is acquired in level 2-4, a humorous quote of each plant can be read as well as a summary and helpful fact about it. Plants Received From Crazy Dave's TwiddydinkiesEdit Plants Received From Crazy Dave's Twiddydinkies sectionEdit Once Crazy Dave's Car Key is found, Crazy Dave's Twiddydinkies is unlocked and plants can be purchased. These plants called Upgrade Plants include the Gatling Pea, Twin Sunflower, Gloom shroom, Cattail, Winter Melon, Gold Magnet, Spikerock, and Cob Cannon. The Imitater is also available here.The Imitater is shown the top left corner. It's extremely peculiar... the imitater seems to be a drawing.


Projectile shooter name Damage Projectile Number of Pea equivalent Peashooter, Repeater, Threepeater, Split Pea and Gatling Pea Normal Pea or Fire Pea 1 if pea; 2 if fire pea Snow Pea Normal, slows the zombie Frozen Pea 1, slows zombie Puff-shroom, Scaredy-shroom and Sea-shroom Normal Spore 1 Fume-shroom and Gloom-shroom Normal, penetrates screen door Fume 1, all zombies in range Cactus and Cattail Normal, pops balloon Spike 1, or balloon pop Starfruit Normal, heavy when zombie gets close Star 1 per star if normal; 2 to 5 if heavy Cabbage-pult Normal Cabbage , Lobbed Shot 2 Kernel-pult Light (kernel), Normal, paralyzes zombies (butter) Kernel or Butter, Lobbed Shot 1 for kernel; 2 for butter, paralyzes zombie Melon-pult Heavy Melon, Lobbed Shot 4 to target; 2 for splash damage (3x3 range) Winter Melon Heavy, slows group of zombies

Sun Producing Plants

Sun producing plants are vital to Adventure Mode, Mini game, or Survival Mode levels in order to plant. Each plant has a certain amount of sun that is needed in order for it to be planted. Also, the seed packet for plant have a recharge time; some of which are longer than others. In Survival: Endless , upgrades cost 50 more Sun to plant for each of that particular plant on the lawn at the time of planting. Below are the costs of Sun Producing Plants and how much sun is produced.