Use with Sand-Based Root Zone Mixes in Sports Field Construction

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Greens – Sand Caps – Tee-Boxes - Athletic Fields

Superior Substitute for Peat and Profile Greens Grade Ceramic

  • Increase water retention
  • Eliminate localized dry spots
  • Promote drainage while resisting compaction
  • Facilitate healthy root systems
  • Replace Peat with a long-lasting amendment

Application: Mix with sand prior to sod installation

Comparative Properties for Sand-Based Root-Zone Amendments
Tifton Physical Soil Testing Laboratory
USGA Spec Sand 15% Surface Pro /Sand 15% Profile /Sand
Total Porosity 35-55% 40 42 45
   - Non-Capillary Air Filled 15-30% 27 22 29
   - Water Filled 15-25% 13 21 16
Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity >6" per hr. 39 17 48
Degradation ASTM C88 <12% over 20 years 4 3
Water Retention at Field Capacity % 8 14 11
Bulk Density g/cm3 1.59 1.50 1.44


Meets all the USGA’s specifications for a method of putting green construction

According to Tifton Labs “Performance is an organic amendment which would compete with peat in turf grass applications”.

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