Pine Bark Mulch is the bark from pine trees. Most of the pine bark mulch available in the central to eastern United States is derived from southern pine trees. It’s a by-product of the paper and lumber industries. Pine bark has been a popular landscape mulch and potting medium for many decades. The bark is chopped up and screened producing from a fine mulch to large nuggets.
Its chippy texture allows water to pass easily while providing a decorative and protective covering for your plants. It decomposes easily, provides nutrients and doesn’t compact.Because of its acidity, it promotes root growth and is ideal for your acid-loving plants. Orchid growers like to use it as a potting medium. Its brown color and chippy texture offers an attractive rustic appearance.