Global Mulching Materials Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Opportunities, Future Trends, Covid-19 Impact, SWOT Analysis, Competition and Forecasts 2022 to 2030
The global Mulching Materials market size was valued at USD 3.4 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.
Mulching Materials Market Overview:
The global mulching materials market is expected to grow optimistically owing to developments by local governments in preserving water, topsoil and backyard ecosystems.
Comprehensive sales analysis: from the past to the future
Mulch consists of natural or inorganic substances used to suppress weeds, retain moisture in the soil, prevent ice drying in winter, keep the soil cool, and make the garden attractive. As the organic mulch decomposes, it improves soil structure, nutrient retention and drainage. Organic mulches include bark, shredded, pine needles, shredded leaves, and straw, while inorganic or synthetic mulches include black plastic, landscape fabric, and stone/gravel. Mulch comes in a variety of colors such as brown, red, and black.
“Growth in horticultural and horticultural activities increases overall utilization.”
Mulch has become very popular in backyards because of the elegance it brings to the garden. They not only improve the appearance of the lawn, but also limit weed growth and retain moisture in the soil. For the past 20 years, mulching materials have been used for the sole purpose of beautifying and enhancing gardens. However, benefits such as fertility amplification, moisture and temperature retention increase consumption prospects in residential areas.
“Mulch rich in weed control is taking the mulching materials market by storm.”
Anti-weed covers can keep weeds out for up to 6 months and are available in multiple colors. Although mulch is already known to prevent weed growth, in some cases it may not completely eradicate weeds if not layered properly. Therefore, weed-repellent covers are increasingly considered necessary to protect perennials. Weed suppressant mulches can only be applied 2 inches deep due to an additional weed barrier, whereas regular mulches are recommended to be applied 3 inches deep for best results.
This new mulch is set to set a new benchmark in the mulching materials market.
“Color variants promoted by producers tend to increase reach among end users.”
Along with the various existing benefits of mulch, such as weed control, soil moisture retention, reduced dust degradation, etc., manufacturers have tracked the attractive use of mulch.ulch can be uniquely colored to expand the appeal of gardens and nurseries. Mulch comes in different shades such as red mulch, earthy mulch, and dark mulch.
Red mulch is commonly used in rock gardens, and earthy mulch is universally preferred as it brings attention to both bright and dull plants, while dark mulch is preferred by individuals with dull green nurseries.
"High installation cost inhibiting expansion"
Procurement and processing of mulching materials require relatively low costs. However, installation and shipping costs add 30%-45% to the total cost based on the mulched area. Mulch installation is labor intensive and likewise costs in excess of $27.8 each pack. The public general cost for mulch is $275 for 3 cubic yards of bark mulch, shipped and installed. Another purpose of costly mulch is to fade colored mulch over a period of time, reducing the value of the entire item. Mulch is introduced in large areas such as farmhouses and aquatic lands and takes a long time to install, making installation expensive. Therefore, it replaces the application with the help of conventional and DIY methods. Additionally, local government protocols against the use of inorganic mulches such as black plastic have hampered the exponential growth of the market.
Mulching Materials market size estimates and forecasts are provided in terms of sales volume (K units) and revenue (million USD), with historical and forecast data for the period 2017 to 2030, with 2022 being considered as the base year. This report segments the global Mulching Materials market in detail. Regional market sizes related to products by type, by application, and by player are also delivered. In estimating the size of the market, we took into account the impact of COVID-19 and other global crisis.
- In 2020, Mulch Manufacturing was acquired by National Storm Recovery Inc. The combination gave them an ideal position to strengthen their position by increasing sales and respective margin.
The Mulching Materials market research report is categorized based on type, applications and region.
Market Key Players:
FKuR Kunststoff GmbH, Jolly Gardener, Novamont S.p.A, Ohio Mulch, Preen, The Scotts Company LLC, Woodland Mulch, The Mulch Center, Renewable Fiber, Lafayette Materials, Good Earth Garden Market, Cowart Mulch Products, Bailey Bark Materials, Alpine Materials, Agriplast Tech India, and others.
By Product Type:
- Organic Mulch (Barked, shredded, or chipped, Pine needles, Grass Clippings, Shredded leaves, Straw)
- Inorganic mulch (Black Plastic, Landscape fabric, Stone/Gravel)
- Residential Applications
- Gardens (Public Garden, Corporate Gardens, Hotels and Resort Gardens)
By Sales Channel:
- Modern Trade
- Garden Supply Stores
- Online Stores
- Other Channels
Geographically, the global Mulching Materials market has been analysed in various regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa (MEA).
According to the National Gardening Association, 35% of American households either grow their own at home or participate in a community garden. As more people grow their own food, more "organic label" materials are being used, including organic cover.
Local governments are intensively supporting the Land Water Resources Conservation Fund to conserve water resources. The water management system prioritizes landscaping and provides tips on water conservation. The use of mulch plays an essential role in increasing water savings by retaining moisture and reducing the need for frequent irrigation of the field.
China has seen notable growth in the market due to adoption of mulching in household expansion and high agricultural yields. Use in the home as well as on playgrounds has expanded the scope of mulch. In addition, high agricultural capacity captures the demand for mulching materials in China.
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Nordic Countries
- Benelux Union
- The Netherlands
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Southeast Asia
- Rest of Southeast Asia
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- The Middle East & Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of the Middle East & Africa
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
The market for mulching materials is likely to grow for a number of reasons. First of all, people are becoming more aware of the environmental benefits of mulching materials like organic matter, straw, and wood chips, which help to keep soil moist, stop weeds from growing, and stop soil from washing away. Second, improvements in technology have led to the creation of biodegradable materials, new ways to make things, and better ways to get things to people. This has made mulching materials more available and easier to get. Third, the growing demand for organic food has led to a rise in organic agriculture, where mulching materials play a key role in keeping soil healthy and reducing the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Fourth, rules made by the government to encourage sustainable farming and cut down on the use of chemicals have made more people want to use biodegradable mulching materials. Lastly, the growth of the agriculture industry, which is caused by a growing population, higher incomes, and changing eating habits, is likely to increase the demand for mulching materials. This is because farmers want to improve crop yields and use less synthetic chemicals.
Mulching Materials Market report scope
Key Takeaways from this Mulching Materials Report
- Estimate Mulching Materials market potential through analysing growth rates (CAGR %), Volume (Units) and Value ($M) data given at country level - for product types, applications and by different industry verticals.
- Understand the supply chain in depth on the value growth at each step, in order to optimize value and bring effectiveness in your processes.
- Know the different dynamics affecting the market - challenges, key driving factors and opportunities.
- Get a quick viewpoint on the Mulching Materials market entropy - M&A's, deals, partnerships, product launches of all key companies for the historical 5 years.
- Estimate the supply-demand gaps, import-export data and regulatory landscape for more than top 20 countries worldwide for the market.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the CAGR of the global Mulching Materials market?
The Mulching Materials Market is growing at a CAGR of 7.8% During Forecast Period.
Which region would offer high growth for vendors in the Mulching Materials market?
China has seen notable growth in the market due to adoption of mulching in household expansion
Which Is the Most potential market segment?
By Types - Organic Mulch (Barked, shredded, or chipped, Pine needles, Grass Clippings, Shredded leaves, Straw), Inorganic mulch (Black Plastic, Landscape fabric, Stone/Gravel).
By Applications - Residential Applications, Gardens (Public Garden, Corporate Gardens, Hotels and Resort Gardens),Horticulture, Others
By Sales Channel - Modern Trade, Garden Supply Stores, Online Stores, Other Channels
Which are the top industry players in the market?
FKuR Kunststoff GmbH, Jolly Gardener, Novamont S.p.A, Ohio Mulch, Preen, The Scotts Company LLC, Woodland Mulch, The Mulch Center, Renewable Fiber, Lafayette Materials, Good Earth Garden Market, Cowart Mulch Products, Bailey Bark Materials, Alpine Materials, Agriplast Tech India