This is by far the industry’s most popular mulch. This bark mulch is produced from the “bark” of the tree. This material is gathered from paper and chip mills down south and then delivered to the Chicago marketplace via barge. Premium bark mulch is a very rich brown colored material and will provide the best nutrient value for the ground. This mulch is from the bark of the tree and it is of a very fine consistency allowing it to break down the fastest allowing the nutrient value to be released. This product will last for about one full season and should be turned at least once after placement.