Originally Posted by Deweyoxberg
Backing up what Obsi said about attacking the leaves with non-shears. Drop rate appears to be roughly 4-5 saps per tree.
Also, I have found that if all leaves are trimmed but the trunk is left, the leaves eventually do grow back (though after several day/night cycles with adequate light).
This is cool. I like how complicated these blocks get. I have been setting up a stage for a WIther tutorial, but, man, there is so much to spawning and killing it.