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42 Types of True Green

True green is the set of colors perceived as green that originate with pure wavelengths of light in the range 540 to 500 nanometers. Green is a spectral color such that pure green light is a component of sunlight. As a color, pure green isn't shaded with black, tinted with white or tinged with another color. The following palette includes all pure greens in the RGB color space. The number indicated is the wavelength of light in nanometers corresponding to each color.
Green 540 nm
Green 539 nm
Green 538 nm
Green 537 nm
Green 536 nm
Green 535 nm
Green 534 nm
Green 533 nm
Green 532 nm
Green 531 nm
Green 530 nm
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Green 528 nm
Green 527 nm
Green 526 nm
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Green 521 nm
Green 520 nm
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Green 518 nm
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Green 512 nm
Green 511 nm
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Green 504 nm
Green 503 nm
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Green 501 nm
Green 500 nm
Green 499 nm
Generally speaking, true green colors are harsh and bright such that they potentially feel toxic and alien. This is a reason that green colors are often shaded or tinged with other colors such as brown.
Shorter wavelengths are perceived as blue or cyan and longer wavelengths are perceived as yellow. The line between these colors is blurry. A list of all spectral colors can be found here.


This is the complete list of articles we have written about green.
Absinthe Green
Bright Green
Dark Green
Emerald Green
Fern Green
Forest Green
Grey Green
Ivy Green
Jungle Green
Light Green
Medium Green
Mint Color
Moss Color
Myrtle Green
Olive Green
Paris Green
Pastel Green
Pine Green
Sap Green
Sea Green
Yellow Green
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