An engineered growth media that has optimized performance characteristics for intensive green roofs, rooftop gardens, container gardens and planters.

rooflite intensive is a product line that is available in different saturated weight classes. These weight classes are designed to guide you in choosing the best option for your project based on your weight requirements. Each weight class is identified by a number that corresponds to the typical weight for fully saturated media based on ASTM E2399. Depending on your specific region, the following weight classes are available for rooflite intensive:

  • intensive 600: saturated weight 60-70 lbs/ft3
  • intensive 700: saturated weight 70-80 lbs/ft3
  • intensive 800: saturated weight 80-90 lbs/ft3
  • intensive 900: saturated weight 90+ lbs/ft3


rooflite® intensive properties

  • An ideal rooflite soil for intensive green roofs, rooftop gardens, container gardens & planters
  • Can be used in combination with rooflite® intensive base  and rooflite® drain to provide deeper root space
  • Normally used at depth of 8-12 inches
  • Supports growth of ground covers, perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs & trees