Kaweco Palm Green
Dig your toes into the sand and relax under the shade of Kaweco Palm Green.
Kaweco Palm Green is a bright and cheerful green that matches its tropical name. Kaweco only makes 10 colors but each one is a winner in my book. Their ink comes in an adorable 30ml glass bottle that has a wide enough opening to accommodate any pen. The shape of the bottle functions so if it’s getting low you can tip it on its side to make filling easier. Kaweco ink is also available in short international cartridges if you’re always on the go. This review was done with a Pilot Metropolitan F, Lamy Studio B and on Rhodia blank No.18 paper.
Palm Green is a matter of fact green. In a finer nib the ink has a uniform dark green appearance. With a broad nib there is considerably more shading and range of color. At its lightest the ink is a light shamrock green. The ink quickly shades to a darker true green before finishing as a dark pine/hunter green. Depending on the lighting of the room you’re in, Palm Green can look very dark or bright and tropical.
I’ve had nothing but positive experiences from Kaweco inks and Palm Green just adds to the trend. It has good flow with no feathering or bleedthrough on Rhodia paper. Even though it’s fairly saturated, the ink has good dry times at 20-30 seconds. The ink has no water resistance, but clean up is easy.
Personally, I would use Palm Green in an EF at work and a BB for the pages of my journal. Either way, it is a wonderful ink perfect for these bright summer days.
As with any ink review, the pen, paper, and person doing the writing will influence the way the ink looks. If you’re not sure about a color, try a sample to see if it’s the one for you.
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