Emerald Green


Emerald Green is from our new Colour by Nature palette, created in collaboration with the Natural History Museum to bring the true colours of nature into your home.

A bright, uncomplicated green

Emerald Green is easy to use in all sorts of homes, creating rooms with an upbeat yet elegant atmosphere. This beautiful jewel tone makes an excellent addition to strong multi-coloured schemes, especially alongside Lake Red and Ultra Marine Blue, where it strikes a balance between being vibrant and soothing.

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: Snow White

Emerald Green is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 27.
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.


Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


Every one of our paint colours is available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.

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Limewash: Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation. 

Exterior Eggshell and Exterior Masonry: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

All other finishes: Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Emerald green I brought this a few months ago to Brighton up my quite dark hallway. Its done a beautiful job. Its all that it says it is. An elegant bright and uncomplicated green.
Date published: 2020-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous sumptuous green paint I had been dreaming of painting my wardrobe green. A certain kind of green. Which I found at Farrow and Ball. It was the first time I had used their paint. It was a lovely quality, fantastic coverage and low odour. I loved the results so much I uploaded a photo!
Date published: 2020-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very green!! Super intense gorgeous colour but not right for the room we had intended. Swapped to a less strong green, however this colour is fantastic. My advice is to try the sample pot first!
Date published: 2020-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The wonders of the emerald green. We were looking for a green that was the same as a 1950’s dresser we have, and Farrow and Ball has the exact match, how wonderful is that? It’s so perfect that we’ve touched up the old dresser (in a good way) with it as well as the new cupboards for our kitchen. So good, so perfect, so very exciting. I get giddy with joy at our kitchen.
Date published: 2020-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Water based, easy to apply, perfect finish A new shade for some garden furniture. Really pleased with the result.
Date published: 2020-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect as per normal Again the paint excelled, colour as expected, ease of use and finish far better than cheaper brands
Date published: 2020-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely colour with a hint of vintage I bought this sample as it’s been difficult to get the shade of green I wanted for my kitchen. This is bright and fresh and I love the slight vintage feel to it. So far I’ve used it only to paint the lettering on my wooden bread bin, egg box and utensils holder which I’ve mainly painted with F and B Pointing paint. Looks fab!
Date published: 2020-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour. Looks fab. Gorgeous bright green which looks wonderful as a feature wall in our dining room. Took three coats to get a nice smooth finish. Really pleased with it.
Date published: 2020-08-12
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