Cactus Green

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Green Dye
Cactus Green.png





Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 3512 hex: 15F2 bin: 1010111112


See § Data values

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Green dye[JEPS4 & BE only][upcoming: JE 1.14] or cactus green[LCE & JE only][until JE 1.14] is a primary color dye.



Ingredients Smelting recipe
Cactus +
Any fuel


Wandering traders sell 3 green dye for an emerald.‌[Bedrock Edition only][upcoming: JE 1.14]

Natural Generation[edit]

Green dye can be found in desert village house chest.‌[upcoming: JE 1.14 & BE 1.11.0]


Like all other dyes, cactus green can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Cyan Dye Lapis Lazuli +
Cactus Green
[until JE 1.14]
Cyan Dye Blue Dye +
Cactus Green
[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Dyed Wool White Wool +
Cactus Green

[Java and Legacy Console editions only]
Green Balloon Latex +
Cactus Green +
Helium +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Green Bed Any Bed +
Cactus Green

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Bedrock and Legacy Console editions only]
Green Bed White Bed +
Cactus Green

White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Java Edition only]
Green Carpet White Carpet +
Cactus Green
[BE & PS4 only][upcoming: JE 1.14]
Green Concrete Powder Cactus Green +
Sand +
Green Firework Star Gunpowder +
Cactus Green +
Head or
Gold Nugget or
Feather or
Fire Charge +
Glowstone Dust +

Up to eight dyes can be added.
Up to one of any head, a gold nugget, a feather, or a fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.
Green Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Cactus Green

Green Stained Glass Glass +
Cactus Green
Green Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Cactus Green
[PS4 only][upcoming: JE 1.14]
Green Terracotta Terracotta +
Cactus Green
Green Tinted Glass Glass +
Cactus Green
Green Wool Any Wool +
Cactus Green

[Bedrock Edition only]
Green Banner pattern Cactus Green +

Green Banner image Cactus Green +
Banner +
Vines or
Bricks or
Creeper Head or
Wither Skeleton Skull or
Oxeye Daisy or
Enchanted Golden Apple

Loom ingredient[edit]

Loom Interface.png


Journeyman-level shepherd villagers have 20% chance to buy 12 green dye for an emerald.‌[upcoming: BE 1.11.0]

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Item Name ID
Cactus Green[until JE 1.14]
Green Dye‌[upcoming: JE 1.14]
cactus_green[until JE 1.14]
green_dye[upcoming: JE 1.14]

Bedrock Edition:

Item Name ID Numeric ID
Green Dye dye 351

In Bedrock Edition, cactus green has the ID name dye, with a data value of 2.

DV Description
0 Ink Sac
1 Rose Red
2 Cactus Green
3 Cocoa Beans
4 Lapis Lazuli
5 Purple Dye
6 Cyan Dye
7 Light Gray Dye
8 Gray Dye
9 Pink Dye
10 Lime Dye
11 Dandelion Yellow
12 Light Blue Dye
13 Magenta Dye
14 Orange Dye
15 Bone Meal
16 Black Dye
17 Brown Dye
18 Blue Dye
19 White Dye



Java Edition Beta
1.2Added cactus green.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aCactus green can be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.113w19aStained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.213w36aWith the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.
13w41aStained glass can now be crafted.
1.814w30aAdded banners which can be dyed.
1.1116w39aAdded the ability to dye shulker boxes.
1.1217w15aAdded the ability to dye beds.
1.1317w47aThe different data values for the dye ID have been split up into their own IDs.
Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 351.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.1418w43aRenamed "cactus green" to "green dye".
Green Dye TextureUpdate.png Changed the texture of green dye.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0Added cactus green.
0.14.0build 1Green dye can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha dye can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha dye can now be used to dye beds, shulker boxes, and craft concrete powder.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta dye can now be used to craft stained glass, patterns on banners, and firework stars.
1.4.0beta dye can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta "cactus green" to "green dye".
1.10.0beta dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Green Dye TextureUpdate.png Changed the texture of green dye.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.11.0beta dye can now be found in desert village house chests.
beta dye can be sold to shepherd villager.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU11.00Patch 1 Added cactus green.
PS4.svg 1.83Renamed Cactus Green to Green Dye.


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