Benjamin Moore Granny Smith

Benjamin Moore Granny Smith CSP-860 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Granny Smith paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-860. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Granny Smith CSP-860
Color code:CSP-860
Color name:Granny Smith
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Granny Smith

Granny Smith CSP-860 has an LRV of 57.09% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 57.09% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore Granny Smith undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Granny Smith undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

209, 210, 86

Is Benjamin Moore Granny Smith CSP-860 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-860 Granny Smith HSL code: 60, 58%, 58%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Granny Smith:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Color comparison

Granny Smith CSP-860 vs Grape Green 2027-40

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Granny Smith CSP-860 vs Benjamin Moore Grape Green 2027-40Benjamin Moore Granny Smith CSP-860
LRV: 57.09%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60.68%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Granny Smith CSP-860 vs Chamomile 397

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Granny Smith CSP-860 vs Benjamin Moore Chamomile 397Benjamin Moore Granny Smith CSP-860
LRV: 57.09%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.59%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D1D256copy color code
RGB Decimal209, 210, 86copy color code
RGB Percent81.96%, 82.35%, 33.73%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 59.05% Value: 82.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 58, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.48 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 59.05 Key: 17.65copy color code
YIQY: 195.565 I: 39.251 Q: -38.8copy color code
XYZX: 51.022 Y: 60.322 Z: 17.757copy color code
CIE LabL:82.013 a:-16.11 b:59.718copy color code
CIE LuvL:82.013 u:4.695 v:74.262copy color code
Decimal13750870copy color code
Hunter lab77.667, -18.655, 40.812copy color code
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