Medium Fir Bark

Picked-up: $30.00 /cubic yard

Medium Fir Bark is a popular soil amendment for commercial landscapers, homeowners, and highway crews. It’s the perfect soil conditioner for planting annuals, perennials, or cover crops. This bark’s rich reddish-brown tone helps retain moisture and control weeds.

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

Weight: 500-800 lbs per cubic yard.

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This rich reddish-brown bark product is a favorite for residential and commercial customers. It’s great for weed control, moisture retention, and protecting plants from extreme temperatures. Color will vary at different times of the year but will always have a rich red or burgundy tone. A closer inspection is available at our yard. Application: Install 2″-3″ for newly constructed areas or 1″-2″ to freshen existing beds.

Calculating Material


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


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 for assistance.

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