Benjamin Moore Pine Forest

Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pine Forest paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 451. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Pine Forest 451
Color code:451
Color name:Pine Forest
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Pine Forest

Pine Forest 451 has an LRV of 49.43% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Pine Forest undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

174, 193, 173

Is Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 117° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

451 Pine Forest HSL code: 117, 14%, 72%

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.

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 Pine Forest:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore 451 Pine Forest

Color comparison

Pine Forest 451 vs Salisbury Green HC-139

Choosing between Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451 and Benjamin Moore Salisbury Green HC-139? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451 vs Benjamin Moore Salisbury Green HC-139Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451
LRV: 49.43%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 46.39%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Pine Forest 451 vs Imperial Gray 1571

Choosing between Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451 and Benjamin Moore Imperial Gray 1571? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451 vs Benjamin Moore Imperial Gray 1571Benjamin Moore Pine Forest 451
LRV: 49.43%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 46.79%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#AEC1ADcopy color code
RGB Decimal174, 193, 173copy color code
RGB Percent68.24%, 75.69%, 67.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 117° Saturation: 10.36% Value: 75.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(117, 14, 72)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 9.84 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 10.36 Key: 24.31copy color code
YIQY: 185.039 I: -4.895 Q: -10.243copy color code
XYZX: 44.066 Y: 50.155 Z: 46.883copy color code
CIE LabL:76.164 a:-10.277 b:7.879copy color code
Decimal11452845copy color code
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