Landscaping and turf
Rooftop greening
Tree substrates

Landscaping and turf

Beautiful gardens or urban parks that are worthwile spending time in – the quality of your landscaping heavily depends on the quality of the soil. With NOVIHUM®, you can make sure that you'll always have the ideal soil conditions to grow healthy trees and beautiful plants at nearly any condition.

NOVIHUM® for landscaping and turf

Profit from these NOVIHUM® benefits in landscaping:
  • Enhanced root development in all soil types
  • Accelerated plant growth and improved water-use efficiency
  • Stronger plants with greater resilience
  • Better flower formation
  • Greater ornamental value

Rooftop greening

Rooftop greening is on everyone's lips if it comes to the future of urban living. No wonder, because using roof space for the cultivation of plants offers a multitude of benefits beyond the looks, as for instance:
  • Green roofs protect the actual roof from wearing out
  • Green roofs protect the actual roof from wearing out
  • It saves hundreds of megawatts of energy in big cities
  • It reduce noise pollution by as much as 50 decibels
With NOVIHUM®, you can give your rooftop plants the foundation they need to provide us with all these benefits and create urban areas with a higher quality of life.

NOVIHUM® for rooftop greening 

Profit from these NOVIHUM® benefits in rooftop greening:
  • Faster vegetation cover
  • Less maintenance
  • Accelerated growth 
  • Enhanced root development 
  • Increased tolerance to environmental stress
  • Improved water-use efficiency
  • High cation exchange capacity
  • No plastics/microplastics

Tree substrates

Using the right soil for your trees is crucial for your growing success. With NOVIHUM®, you can give your trees the substrate they need for heathy growth. NOVIHUM® supports root development, makes your trees more resilient to environmental stress, increases water-use efficiency, provides a slow-release nitrogen source, and much more.

NOVIHUM® for tree substrates 

Profit from these NOVIHUM® benefits for tree substrates:
  • Enhanced root development 
  • Less maintenance
  • Increased tolerance to environmental stress
  • Improved water-use efficiency
  • High cation exchange capacity
  • Chemically bound nitrogen
  • No plastics/microplastics

Reference cases


City trees: more and more cities using NOVIHUM®

Tree plantings in substrate 

City trees

  • Locations: Koblenz, Munich, Wuppertal, Dortmund, Cologne (Germany)
  • In collaboration with our partner Vulkatec
  • Rate of ca. 10 kg per m³ of substrate
  • Novihum releases nitrogen slowly, has no microplastics, presence of humus acts as “insurance” for the trees




Extreme conditions need extreme measures: NOVIHUM

Extensive roof greening

Rooftop

  • Location: Stuttgart, Germany
  • Kind of Trial: Independent commercial Trial 
  • Febr 2017 – June 2017
  • Rate of 500 g/m²
  • Novihum plot: Accelerated growth, faster coverage; sedum exposed to Novihum fully developed and green while other Sedum are growing slower