Color Name: Forest green
Hex Color Code: #228B22
RGB Color Code: RGB(34, 139, 34)
CMYK Values*: 75.5%, 0.0%, 75.5%, 45.5%





Forest green refers to a green color said to resemble the color of the trees and other plants in a forest.

What color is Forest green?

Forest green color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Forest green is #228B22, and the RGB color code is RGB(34, 139, 34).

In the RGB color model, Forest green has a red value of 34, a green value of 139, and a blue value of 34. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 75.5% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 75.5% yellow, and 45.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 120° (degrees), 60.7 % saturation, and 33.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Forest green has a hue of 120° (degrees), 75.5 % saturation and 54.5 % brightness/value.


Forest green is cool or warm?

The color Forest green is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Forest green?

Forest green has an LRV of nearly 19. By LRV value, it is a medium dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Forest green color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(34, 139, 34)
Red
34 (13.3%)
Green
139 (54.5%)
Blue
34 (13.3%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
75.54%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
75.54%
Key
45.49%

HSL

HSL(120deg, 60.7 %, 33.9 %)

Hue
120°
Saturation
60.69 %.
Lightness
33.92 %.

RYB

RYB(101, 208, 155)
Red
101 (39.7%)
Yellow
208 (81.7%)
Blue
155 (60.9%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
120°
Saturation
75.54 %.
Brightness / Value
54.51 %.

HWB

H: 120°

W: 13.33 %

B: 45.49 %

XYZ

X : 10.18

Y : 18.92

Z : 4.63

YXY

Y1 : 18.92

X : 0.3

Y2 : 0.56

CMY

C : 86.67%

M : 45.49%

Y : 86.67%


LRV

~ 18.9 %

Munsell Color System

1.5G 4.9/25.8

CIE-Lab

L : 50.59

A : -49.59

B : 45.02

CIE-Lch

L : 50.59

C : 66.97

H : 137.77

CIE-Luv

L : 50.59

U : -43.13

V : 55.75

Hunter-Lab

L : 43.5

A : -34.34

B : 24.14






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Forest green


Here are the colors similar to Forest green . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#009000
Islamic Green
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#008000
Office Green
ΔE - 4.58 (95.4% similar)
#008000
Green (Web)
ΔE - 4.58 (95.4% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Forest green color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Forest green to Pantone PMS


#008C15
PANTONE 2426 C
ΔE - 1.50 (98.5% similar)
#008522
PANTONE 2258 C
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
#4C8C2B
PANTONE 363 C
ΔE - 4.25 (95.7% similar)
#3A913F
PANTONE 7740 C
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)


RAL Design


Forest green color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Forest green to RAL Design




RAL Classic


Forest green color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Forest green to RAL Classic


#008B29
RAL 6037 - Pure Green
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)


Pantone TCX


Forest green color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Forest green to Pantone TCX







Paint similar to Forest green


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Forest green . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Sherwin Williams


Forest green color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Forest green to Sherwin Williams


#3F8A24
Direct Green (SW 6924)
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#358C3F
Envy (SW 6925)
ΔE - 4.15 (95.8% similar)
#4F854A
Grasshopper (SW 6733)
ΔE - 7.86 (92.1% similar)
#238652
Lucky Green (SW 6926)
ΔE - 9.39 (90.6% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Forest green color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Forest green to Benjamin Moore


#008A31
Yellow Green (2033-10)
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
#169928
Neon Green (2032-10)
ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)
#00983C
Peppermint Leaf (2033-20)
ΔE - 5.40 (94.6% similar)
#569128
Basil Green (2029-10)
ΔE - 6.21 (93.8% similar)


Valspar


Forest green color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Forest green to Valspar


#40862D
Always Greener (V023-3)
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
#038038
Luscious Green (6010-7)
ΔE - 6.51 (93.5% similar)
#589837
Bright Parrot (6011-7)
ΔE - 7.19 (92.8% similar)
#42A04D
Spinach (6004-10C)
ΔE - 8.53 (91.5% similar)





Behr


Forest green color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Forest green to Behr


#428F46
Park Picnic (P390-7)
ΔE - 5.44 (94.6% similar)
#478B4D
Planet Green (MQ4-48)
ΔE - 7.08 (92.9% similar)
#558D4F
Belfast (M390-6)
ΔE - 7.91 (92.1% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Forest green color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Forest green to Dunn-Edwards


#38914A
Wild Forest (DEA 127)
ΔE - 6.02 (94.0% similar)
#007F3A
Charmed Green (DEA 129)
ΔE - 7.17 (92.8% similar)
#1A9D49
Get Up and Go (DE 5636)
ΔE - 7.52 (92.5% similar)
#358D52
Shamrock Field (DE 5664)
ΔE - 7.85 (92.2% similar)


PPG Paints


Forest green color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Forest green to PPG Paints


#588C3A
Antique Green (PPG1223-7)
ΔE - 6.18 (93.8% similar)
#00955E
Green Gloss (PPG1227-7)
ΔE - 10.54 (89.5% similar)
#41A94F
Leap Frog (PPG1225-7)
ΔE - 10.69 (89.3% similar)
#027944
Blarney Stone (PPG1226-7)
ΔE - 10.80 (89.2% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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