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Which lasts longer, shredded bark mulch or chip bark mulch?

Shredded bark mulch will last longer
5%
Chip bark mulch will last longer
58%
It depends
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Question: Which lasts longer, shredded bark mulch or chip bark mulch?
Top Answer (58% of 17 votes): Chip bark mulch will last longer.

Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Both are wood
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I don't think there is much of a difference but I would guess chipped may last longer because it would take longer to break down
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: Chip bark mulch will last longer
Explanation: Shredded mulch decomposes quickly due to its fine grade. Chip bark retains its size and last much longer.
Clean Up LLC - Landscaping & Lawn Care Service
ProMatcher
Answer: Chip bark mulch will last longer
Explanation: Hardwood chip bark will last the longest.
DG Lawnscaping
Answer: Chip bark mulch will last longer
Explanation: Chip bark mulch will last much longer. We really like Pine Bark Mulch here in Florida if you like a richer texture of mulch and something that will last longer. Chip bark mulch is also larger, so initially you will get more coverage with it and less upfront cost. Replenishing chip bark mulch is less expensive also and easier. Pine bark mulch will turn gray in color just as shredded bark mulch will fade in FL also. It's much less noticeable though with the Pine bark mulch.
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