ASTM D5268

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ASTM D5268 – Standard Specification for Topsoil Used for Landscaping and Construction Purposes


This specification covers a physical evaluation of a soil containing organic material, relative to its use as a topsoil for vegetative growth purposes in landscaping and construction. For classification, a full agricultural textural classification may be used.


construction; landscaping; organic material; plant growth; plant health; soil; topsoil

ASTM D5268 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM D5268 standard.

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