Green-tree Roof Substrate Extensive
Green-tree Extensive Roof Garden Substrate meets BS8616:2019. A proven growing media that is lightweight in texture and manufactured from the award winning Green-tree Topsoil for quick plant establishment for shallow green roof projects. Extensive roofs are shallow, lightweight roof systems that typically have a planting media measuring 60mm to 200mm deep. Greentree Roof Garden Substrate Extensive is ideal for incorporation into expansive green roof projects that require very little maintenance, such as sedum roofs.
Green-tree Extensive Roof Garden Substrate is ideal for incorporation into expansive green roof projects that require very little maintenance. A proven green roof soil and growing media, that is lightweight in texture and manufactured from the award winning Green-tree topsoil. Green-tree Extensive Roof Garden Substrate has a balanced nutrient content, ensuring quick plant establishment in harsh rooftop environments.
Green roofs have grown in popularity
over the last ten years, due to
improvements in system availability,
greater knowledge of green roof
requirements and successful green
roof installations across the UK. They
are now recognised as one of the
most efficient methods of ‘urbangreening’ amongst commercial
developments within towns and cities
and even the more adventurous
amongst us are converting our outbuildings and garages to green roofs.
Green roofs offer developers an
excellent solution for assisting in the
management of storm water and
reducing the ecological impact of a
Green roofs have many benefits
including their positive impact on
biodiversity providing much needed
habitats for birds and insects.
All Green-tree Roof Garden
Substrates are manufactured to
current FLL (Forschungsgesellschaft
Landschaftbau’s) Guidelines 2008
ensuring consideration is given to fire
regulations set out by FLL.
Green-tree Roof Substrate Extensive Benefits:
- Controlled fertility levels
- Good aeration and water holding properties
- Simple to work with
- Guaranteed consistency throughout the green roof installation
- Typical bulk density at saturation point 1.02 tonnes/m3