Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for bone meal in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Bone Meal was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for bone meal is:
Bone Meal has a data value of 15. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 15 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn bone meal.
The numerical ID for Bone Meal is:
The Bone Meal item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Bonemeal has multiple uses. It can be made by placing bones in a crafting table. It can be used as a dye (white) to color items and blocks. When right clicked on plants, seeds, or saplings, it accelerates their growth.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:dye|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||White Terracotta, White Stained Glass, Bone Block, White Concrete Powder, Light Gray Dye, Gray Dye, Pink Dye, Lime Dye, Light Blue Dye, Magenta Dye|