Mulch Guide - Cocoa Hulls

Mulch Guide - Cocoa Hulls

Appearance: Good-excellent
Insulation: Good; absorbs heat from sun
Cost: High in most areas
Thickness: 1 in.
Weed Control: Good
Water Penetration: Good unless allowed to mat
Moisture Retention: Good
Decomposition Speed: Slow; adds nitrogen to soil
Comments: Sawdust can be added to improve texture and increase water retention. May develop mold, has chocolatey smell.

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