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Forest green Color

Color Name: Forest green
Hex Color Code: #228B22
RGB Color Code: RGB(34, 139, 34)
CMYK Values: 75.54%, 0.00%, 75.54%, 45.49%
HEX #228B22 Forest green Color - Color Code

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.

Color Codes

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

RGBA - RGB(34, 139, 34)

Red 34
Green 139
Blue 34
Alpha 255


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


Hue 120°
Saturation 60.69 %.
Lightness 33.92 %.


Hue 120°
Saturation 75.54 %.
Brightness / Value 54.51 %.
LRV ~ 18.9 %
Munsell Color System 1.5G 4.9/25.8
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%
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

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Color Combinations

Forest green - #228B22 Color Schemes and Palettes

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.


Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Forest green. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette


Tetradic Color Scheme Palette


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Forest green - #228B22 Tints and Shades

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