This mattress is in total about 9" thick. The Zip Outer Leo has our organic outer consisting of organic cotton damask quilted to our organically processed premium EcoWool. Our natural latex is all dunlop processed as we have found talalay process not to meet our purity standards. This mattress has two, 3" thick, natural latex cores that can be of various firmnesses to your choosing and one, 2" thick Extra Soft Core. For Queen size and larger, the bottom and middle core can be split. Need help with how to order your mattress com bination? Read here:
Include Firmest & Split Layers first then less firm layers. For example, if wanting a mattress with layers (split Firm/Firm), (split Extra Firm/Firm), & (Extra Soft); you would order: (Bottom Split Extra Firm/Firm), (Middle Split Firm/Firm), & (Top Extra Soft).
Here is the chronological order of layers to include first to last: (Split Extra Firm/Extra Firm), (Split Extra Firm/ Firm), (Split Firm/Firm), (Extra Firm), (Firm), (Extra Soft).
Please note this mattress is shipped in individual peices so you can put these layers once recieved, in whatever order you desire.
If one would like the mattress pre-put together, there is an additional cost, please contact us for a quote on that cost.
We recommend this or any of our natural latex mattresses to be on a slatted bed frame or foundation in order to give proper breathability the latex needs.
The quilting done to our premium ecowool and organic cotton damask outer ensures that the wool will not migrate out over the years. No poly-backing, treatments, or chemicals added in any of our wool. Our wool is strictly tested, you can see the test results for our wool and other raw materials in our organic certifications section.
Please note, even though our ecowool and premium ecowool are not certified organic, the processing for this wool is certified organic by oregon tilth and this wool tests of equal purity to our certified organic. For more information on our ecowool feel free to call us or read about it here: http://www.purerest.com/All-About-Mattresses/Our-Eco-Wool
This mattress is recommended for those who desire the ability to more so customize their mattress feel and if they ever desired, have the capability to change that feel if their firmness preferences change.