Planters & containers are essentially miniature rooftop gardens that have a total depth of 14 to 18 inches or fall within the deep intensive category. They require high-performance growth media to ensure plant growth, health and longevity. rooflite soil will not lose volume, which is essential for this system where root space is limited.

Deep planters have a total depth of more than 18 inches and have a potential depth of up to several feet. This system has an additional soil layer between the intensive top layer and the drainage layer which provides better aeration and increased structural stability.



rooflite intensive

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

rooflite intensive base (deep planters & containers only)

Used with deep intensive systems to meet the special requirements of a deeper root zone. rooflite intensive base is placed beneath rooflite intensive to mimic the soil horizons and properties found in natural soil profiles. Learn More

rooflite separation fabric

A root permeable fabric used to separate the growth media from the drainage layer. Learn More

rooflite drain

Granular lightweight aggregate that creates a natural root environment and can be used as an alternative to a synthetic drainage layer. It can also be used as a bedding layer when pavers or patios are specified. Learn More

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