Green Dye

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Green Dye
Green Dye.png





Yes (64)

Data value*

dec: 3512 hex: 15F2 bin: 1010111112

Green dye is a primary color dye.



Name Ingredients Smelting recipe Description
Green Dye Cactus +
Any fuel

[Java Edition only]
Green Dye Cactus +
Any fuel

[Bedrock Edition only]


Wandering traders sell 3 green dye for an emerald.

Natural Generation[edit]

Green dye can be found in a desert village house chest.


Like all other dyes, green dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Cyan Dye Blue Dye +
Green Dye
Cyan Dye Lapis Lazuli +
Green Dye
[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Green Balloon Latex +
Green Dye +
Helium +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Green Bed White Bed +
Green Dye

White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.
Green Bed Any Bed +
Green Dye

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Green Carpet White Carpet +
Green Dye
Green Concrete Powder Green Dye +
Sand +
Green Firework Star Gunpowder +
Green Dye +
Head or
Gold Nugget or
Feather or
Fire Charge +
Glowstone Dust +

Up to eight dyes can be added.
One head, gold nugget, feather, or 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 +
Green Dye

The shulker box retains its contents. If it is renamed on an anvil, it also retains its name.
Green Stained Glass Glass +
Green Dye
Green Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Green Dye
Green Terracotta Terracotta +
Green Dye
Green Wool White Wool +
Green Dye

[Java Edition only]
Green Wool Any Wool +
Green Dye

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Lime Dye Green Dye +
White Dye
Lime Dye Green Dye +
Bone Meal
[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Green Banner pattern Green Dye +

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

Loom ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Loom recipe Description
Green Banner pattern White Banner +
Green Dye

Field masoned banner and bordure indented banner don't require banner patterns.‌[Java Edition only]
Green Banner image White Banner +
Green Dye +
Banner Pattern

  1. Globe banner pattern;‌[Java Edition only]
  2. Field masoned and bordure indented banner patterns.‌[Bedrock Edition only]


Journeyman-level shepherd villagers have 20% chance to buy 12 green dye for an emerald.‌[Bedrock Edition only]

[more information needed for Java Edition]

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Item Namespaced ID
Green Dye green_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Item Namespaced ID Numeric ID
Green Dye dye 351

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

DV Description
0 Ink Sac
1 Red Dye
2 Green Dye
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 Yellow Dye
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
1.2Green Dye Revision 1.png Added 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 now been split up into their own IDs.
Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 351.
1.1418w43a"Cactus Green" has now been renamed to "Green Dye".
Green Dye.png The texture of green dye has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0Green Dye Revision 1.png Added cactus green.
0.14.0build 1Cactus green can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha green can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha green can now be used to dye beds, shulker boxes, and craft concrete powder.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta green can now be used to craft stained glass, patterns on banners, and firework stars.
1.4.0beta green can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta"Cactus Green" has now been renamed to "Green Dye".
1.10.0beta dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Green Dye.png The texture of green dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta dye can now be found in desert village house chests.
beta dye can be sold to shepherd villagers.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU11.00Patch 1Green Dye Revision 1.png Added cactus green.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.83"Cactus Green" has now been renamed to "Green Dye".
1.90Green Dye.png The texture of green dye has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Green Dye Revision 1.png Added cactus green.


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