Lime Dye

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Lime Dye
Lime Dye JE2 BE2.png
Rarity color





Yes (64)

Lime dye is a quasi-primary dye obtained by combining one green dye and one white dye in a crafting square, or by smelting a sea pickle.



Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Green Dye +
White Dye

Green Dye +
Bone Meal

[Bedrock and Education editions only]


Ingredients Smelting recipe
Sea Pickle +
Any fuel



Wandering traders sell 3 lime dye for 1 emerald.


Like all other dyes, lime dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Lime Balloon Latex +
Lime Dye +
Helium +

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

White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Java Edition only]
Lime Bed Any Bed +
Lime Dye

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Lime Candle Candle +
Lime Dye

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Lime Carpet White Carpet +
Lime Dye
Lime Concrete Powder Sand +
Lime Dye +
Lime Firework Star Gunpowder +
Lime 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.
Lime Glow Stick Polyethylene +
Hydrogen Peroxide +
Lime Dye +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Lime Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Lime Dye

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

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

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Lime Banner pattern Lime Dye +

Lime Banner image Lime 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
Lime Banner pattern White Banner +
Lime Dye

Field masoned banner and bordure indented banner don't require banner patterns.‌[Java Edition only]
Lime Banner image White Banner +
Lime 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 a 20% chance to buy 12 lime dye for an emerald as part of their trades.‌

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDTranslation key
Lime Dyelime_dyeitem.minecraft.lime_dye

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDAlias ID (BE)Numeric ID Translation key
Lime Dyelime_dyedye /



Java Edition Beta
1.2Lime Dye JE1 BE1.png Added lime dye.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aLime dye can now be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.113w19aStained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.213w41aStained 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.
18w14bLime dye can now be smelted from sea pickles.
1.1418w43aLime dye is now crafted using white dye, instead of bone meal.
Lime Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of lime dye has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0Lime Dye JE1 BE1.png Added lime dye.
0.6.0Lime dye can now be used to dye sheep.
0.9.0build 11Lime dye can now be used to craft colored terracotta.
0.11.0build 1Lime dye can now be used to dye tamed wolf collars.
0.14.0build 1Lime 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 craft concrete powder, colored beds and dyed shulker boxes.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta dye can now be used to craft firework stars, stained glass and patterns on banners.
1.4.0beta dye can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
Lime dye can now be obtained from smelting sea pickles.
1.8.0beta dye can now be used to dye tamed cat collars.
1.10.0beta dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Lime dye can now be used to dye white carpets and undyed glass panes.
Lime Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of lime dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta dye can now be sold to shepherd villagers.‌
1.16.100beta ID of lime dye has been changed from dye/10 to lime_dye.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU1 1.00 Patch 11.0.1Lime Dye JE1 BE1.png Added lime dye.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.90Lime Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of lime dye has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Lime Dye JE1 BE1.png Added lime dye.


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