Size of a sod roll
The sizes of a sod roll vary between supplier. The standard size is 9 square feet. The standard length is 4.5 feet. The standard width is 2 feet. The standard thickness is 1 inch.
Some sod suppliers will provide sod rolls that are 4.3 feet in length by 2 feet, not 9 square feet. Others will provide 1.5 width by 6 feet in length. Thicknesses may vary depending on the soil composition and harvesting technique.
Weight of a sod roll
The weight of sod will vary from day to day. Minimum weight will be 8 lbs, maximum weight will be 100 lbs. NOT KIDDING! The weight of sod will depend upon:
- Weather (Rainfall, evaporation)
- Type of soil in the field
- Thickness of the harvested sod
How much sod can my truck carry?
That will depend on the weight and space your truck has. On average but be care after a rainfall:
|Vehicle Type||Sod Rolls Loaded||Add rolls to trailer||TOTAL SQUARE FEET with Trailer|
|Ford F-150 – GMC 1500||60 (500sf)||60 (500 sf)||1000|
|Ford F-250 – GMC 2500||90 (800sf)||90 (800 sf)||1600|
|Ford F-350 – GMC 3500||110 (900 sf)||110 (900 sf)||1800|
|Isuzu NRR (3 T.)||200 (1600 sf)||150 (1400 sf)||3000|
|Small SUV||15 (100 sf)||20 (180sf)||280|
|Larger SUV||25 (220sf)||25 (210sf)||430|
|Small Car||8 (70sf)||n/a||70|
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