Planting a green roof in situ with cuttings or plug plants, and then caring for it, can be satisfying and affordable.
Xeroflor offers a full range of components to be put together for your plant-in-place green roof projects.
Our drainage mats and root barrier sheeting are standard requirements for any green roof, and you can buy these separately. We offer a wide range of drainage products to meet all green roof requirements. If you need help to choose the right drainage product for your roof, we are very happy to advise you.
We offer several options to slow down and retain water to support plant growth and manage runoff. This could be a needle-punch non-woven fleece, of recycled synthetic and cotton fibres, or a mineral wool mat. Both capture water and store nutrients, and are lightweight and easy to cut.
Exposed growing medium is susceptible to wind/water erosion before plant roots can fully established on plant-in-place systems. You can add our 3D entangled polymer filament mat to stabilize growing medium and provide anchorage points for plant roots, preventing erosion by wind and rain.
XF Drain 3D, our open-matrix drainage mats, have been used on successful green roof projects around the world.VIEW PRODUCT
Placed over the drainage layer, XF Filter membrane protection prevents green roofs clogging with soil or aggregates.VIEW PRODUCT
Our Xeroflor systems are component based, and you can buy XF Plus system additions to create custom green roof systems.VIEW PRODUCT
Our water-retention products slow down and store rainwater run-off, without waterlogging the substrate or causing root rot.VIEW PRODUCT
Vancouver’s heavy rainfall called for an Enkadrain solution that was tough, reliable, and could deliver extraordinary performance for a world famous project.
open structure with high permeability to air and water
of annual rainfall for a Vancouver green roof to cope with
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