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Boughton EX 1

Boughton’s extensive substrate mixture is extremely versatile and is able to support a wide variety of plants across a range of climates. It’s relatively low bulk density allows it to be installed as an extensive option on most roofs. It is also a very environmentally friendly product, composed entirely of recycled material.

 

Extensive Green Roof Substrate EX 1

Bulk density oven dried (g cm-3)

0.83

Bulk density at 10% VMC (g cm-3)

0.97

 Bulk density at field capacity (g cm-3)

 1.26

Field Capacity (% v/v)

37.6

Particle Density (g cm-3)

1.79

Total Porosity (%)

46.4

Porosity at Field Capacity (%)

31.3

Effective Porosity (%)

15.1

Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity

(mm min-1)

48

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