Vert pomme is a pigment preparation created by Ocres de France in 2019.
This pigment is synthetic, without any danger for health or the environment. It is composed of 97% of natural ingredients.

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Uses : lime paint, lime coating, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic painting, it should be ground finely in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.

Vert pomme mixed with linseed oil

Linseed oil : dissolve the powder in a little bit of turpentine before adding it to the linseed oil.
Water-based paint/fatty lime : dilute the pigment in some water to make it liquid before incorporating it into the paint.
Lime powder/cement/plaster : directly incorporate the pigment (up to 10% based on the weight of the binder), then mix in order to stain all of your binder.

Maximum dosage : The maximum dosage is 10% compared to the binder used. Above 10% it is recommended to incorporate fixators and adjuvant (lime use).

Photo on the left : the pigment is mixed in the Badisof Plus (limewash ready to use which you can find in our deco range) at the rate of 5% so 50g of pigment per kilo of whitewash.
Photo on the right : the pigment is mixed in the Badisof Plus at the rate of 20% so 200g per kilo of whitewash.

These renderings can be similar for any white base mixed with this pigment. However, differences could be possible for the use of paints more or less loaded with titanium dioxide (white pigment), which will give a final color more or less light. If you want to lighten a pigment, before coloring a transparent binder (linseed oil, wax, acryling binder, caparol, flour, etc), you can mix it with blanc Tiona (= white Tiona).

Color : mixed with lime, the pigment becomes sweet and fresh anise green.

This pigment is synthetic but it is composed of 97% of natural ingredients.

Made in France.

History : pigment preparation created by Ocres de France in 2019. Chevreul defined the "apple green" as the "bright green". In fact, this pretty fresh and tender green is reminiscent of spring, wheat grass, fresh peas or Granny Smith apple. In the colour spectrum, the "vert pomme" (apple green) is the first tint to shift the vision from warm and toned coulours to neutral and cold colours. It can easily be associated with neutral tones - black, grey and white - but also, more subtly, with taupe, khaki green or dark chocolate.


Our packaging :

We use recyclable PET jars, to throw away, cleaned, in the yellow bins ; and glass jar that you can clean and sterilize for other uses even for food storage.


Data sheet

Chemical name
Organic pigment + polysulphide sodium aluminosilicate
Color Index
Bulk density
940 g/l

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