Boughton Podium 1


Boughton Podium 1 substrate has been designed for landscaping projects where weight loading is not an issue.

Its high sand content provides a stable growing medium for a wide range of plants.

Product Properties

  • Bulk density oven dried (g cm-3) 1.35
  • Bulk density at 10% VMC (g cm-3) 1.49
  • Bulk density at field capacity (g cm-3) 1.85
  • Field Capacity (% v/v) 45.2
  • Particle Density (g cm-3) 2.18
  • Total Porosity (%) 62.0
  • Porosity at Field Capacity (%) 61.1
  • Effective Porosity (%) 0.9
  • Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity
    (mm min-1) 45

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Applications & Installation

Designed where the saturated weight is not an issue but good drainage rates are. Boughton Podium 1 Substrate should be laid at depths between 100 and 250 mm.

Boughton Podium 1 Green Roof Substrate meets and exceeds all present GRO guidelines. The depth of substrate is determined by the planting scheme and the weight loading capability of the roof which must be assessed by a qualified structural engineer. Our substrates can be delivered in any required format. This includes 25ltr and IBC Bulk bags. Or loose tipped as required.

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Product Name: Boughton Podium 1

Manufacturer: Boughton Loam Ltd

Address: Boughton Loam Ltd, Telford Way, Telford Way Industrial Estate, NN16 8UN

Telephone: 01536 510515



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