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Medium Dark Fir

Picked-up: $28.00 /cubic yard

Dark Fir Bark is a popular ground cover for commercial landscapers, homeowners, and highway crews. Its rich, dark color goes great with planting annuals, perennials, or cover crops. This bark helps retain moisture and control weeds.

Application: Install 2″-3′” for newly constructed areas or 1″-2″ to freshen existing beds.

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Description

Douglas Fir bark screened at 3⁄4” and aged for a rich, darker color than our Medium Fir. Dark Medium Fir is great for suppressing weeds, moisture retention, and protecting plants from extreme temperatures.

Application: Install 2″-3′” for newly constructed areas or 1″-2″ to freshen existing beds.

Calculating Material

Volume

1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit
One 5 gallon bucket = 0.67 cubic foot

Area

144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre

How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?

At 1/2″ deep, 640 square feet
At 1″ deep, 324 square feet
At 2″ deep, 162 square feet
At 3″ deep, 108 square feet
At 4″ deep, 81 square feet
At 6″ deep, 54 square feet
At 12″ deep, 27 square feet

Material weights

Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard

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Our estimate planning tools are provided for your reference and convenience. Highway Fuel is happy to help. Please call us at 503-363-6444 or email info@highwayfuel.com for assistance.