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About Vydro

 

VYDRO® substrate is capable of storing up to 30 times its own weight in water.  Its maze of tiny cells traps water molecules but can still be penetrated by plant roots.  So with just a little water, you can pretty much grow anything, anywhere.

200 micron

100 micron

50 micron

200 micron

100 micron

50 micron

With a high water buffering capacity of between 40 to 60 percent, and the ability to rehydrate over multiple growing cycles, this smart water management solution meets the exact performance standards required of a substrate system and can be used as the central technology in a wide range of green roofs, living walls and landscaping applications. 

Determination of water retention of VYDRO® substrate for green roofs

 

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without additional substrate (=super lightweight)

superlightweight

 

with additional substrate

with additional substrate