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Just the miracle of life in sticky, gooey, liquid form, baby. Heat that gunk up over a campfire, and just watch it congeal into all kind of plants.Biological research station

Salient Green is a consumable item in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Old World Blues.


A jar containing green plant material broken down into its base components.

Salient Green is a universal and easily convertible nutrient source. It is derived from eleven plant types through a process at the biological research station. After conversion into Salient Green, the substance can be converted back into the original form, or one of several different plants via cooking it.

Survival skill effect

SkillEffectHardcore effect
10+2 Hit Point for 7s-30 Starvation 
20+2 Hit Point for 7s-35 Starvation 
30+3 Hit Point for 7s-40 Starvation 
40+3 Hit Point for 7s-45 Starvation 
50+4 Hit Point for 7s-50 Starvation 
60+4 Hit Point for 7s-55 Starvation 
70+4 Hit Point for 7s-60 Starvation 
80+5 Hit Point for 7s-65 Starvation 
90+5 Hit Point for 7s-70 Starvation 
100+6 Hit Point for 7s-75 Starvation 


  • Located throughout Big MT.
  • Can be created via the biological research station located in the Sink. Each unit of Salient Green requires one unit of plant material.
  • Three in the X-13 stealth testing lab.


With a Survival skill of 25, one Salient Green can be used to create one of the following plant consumables at a campfire or electric hot plate:


Salient Green's value is considerably higher (50) than the typical value of plant items (6 or less apiece). Thus, if one has many undesired plants to sell, it is far more profitable to first convert the plant material to Salient Green.

Behind the scenes

Salient Green's name is a reference to the 1973 film Soylent Green.


PCPC When consumed the +1 Rads notification may display, but if the player checks their Pip-Boy, no rads are actually gained. [verified]