Poplar Bark Siding

Maintenance-free Poplar Bark Siding is the perfect way to give your home a long-lasting, beautifully rustic appearance with no staining or sealing needed.

Prices are listed by square foot.

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From $12.95

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Give your home the attention to detail it deserves with all-natural, maintenance-free Poplar Bark Siding. Sourced only during the summer months from felled Tulip Poplar trees, this siding is easy to install and maintains its beautifully-rustic appearance with no staining or sealing required. Environmentally-friendly, as well as decorative and practical, Poplar Bark Siding is naturally resistant to the elements, does not attract carpenter bees or termites, and adds a layer of insulation to your home. As a kiln-dried product, it is suitable for both interior and exterior walls, making a beautiful accent to windows, porches, dormers, gables, and even hot tub enclosures. Pre-ordering is recommended as supply can be limited due to the short harvesting season. Please call today with any questions you may have.

Features & Benefits of Poplar Bark Siding:
Low Maintenance – Poplar Bark Siding are virtually maintenance-free, never requiring staining, sealing, or chemical treatments.
Extreme Durability – Poplar Bark is a natural protector, resistant to both harsh weather and insects.
Ease of Installation – Like Cedar Shakes and similar sidings, Poplar Bark Siding affixes easily to a prepared subsurface with screws or ring-shanked nails.
Versatility – Poplar Bark Siding can be used on both interior and exterior walls and with many different architectural styles, giving you the choice of complete wall cover or simply a small accent area.
Quality – Harvested immediately after the tree is felled, the bark is inspected and then delivered to the plant, where it is re-inspected, sorted, graded, and then carefully kiln-dried to ensure stable moisture content. Our bark is inspected a minimum of 10 different times throughout the manufacturing process.
Energy Efficiency – In addition to being renewable, biodegradable, long-lasting, and all natural, Poplar Bark Siding also adds a layer of insulation to your home, thereby decreasing your carbon footprint.

Product Specifications:
Height: 18” and 24” available
Width: Each shake can vary in width from 4”-36”. Most individual shakes will average 12”-16” wide.
Weight: Less than 2 lbs/sf
Species: Tulip Poplar
Minimum order quantity: 500 sf
Texture: Natural Bark
Drying Type: Kiln-dried
Availability: Limited quantities available. This product is usually not available for shipping until mid-June. Once the product is available, please allow a typical lead time of 2 weeks from the date of order.
Recommended Fastener: Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Zinc-coated, or other code-approved corrosion-resistive screws or ring-shanked galvanized nails
Shipping Options: Flat-bed tractor trailer, Roll Back, LTL Carrier. Shipping method is determined based on location and order size to minimize cost.
Grade: Thickness is the only differing factor in grade –
  • Choice – 1/2” thickness
  • Standard – 5/8”-15/16” thickness
  • Premium – 1”-1 3/8” thickness
Packaging: Pallet –
  • The 18” offers 500 sf of product per pallet
  • The 24” offers 504 sf of product per pallet
Coverage Calculations:
First, figure the square feet of area to cover.
Use the following formula to calculate how much material needed for a 2” lap:

Example: 25’ x 20’ = 500 sf of surface area
500 sf of surface area / .83 = 602 sf of material needed
**Add waste factor of 10-15%**
602 x 1.10 = 662.2 > 662 sf of Poplar Bark needed

Storage Prior To Installation:
Keep the Poplar Bark dry prior to installation. Stack siding off the ground and under cover. If the bark is to be stored over damp ground or concrete, place a moisture barrier under the siding. Stored siding should be 4 to 6 inches above the ground with air circulating freely around and throughout the stack. The bark should be protected with a waterproof covering elevated in the center so that water does not pool on the cover.

Product Questions

  • Are these shakes tapered?

    The Poplar Bark shakes are all the same thickness from the top to the bottom of the individual piece. They are rectangular shaped and can vary in width from 4" wide to 36" wide.

DETAILS

Give your home the attention to detail it deserves with all-natural, maintenance-free Poplar Bark Siding. Sourced only during the summer months from felled Tulip Poplar trees, this siding is easy to install and maintains its beautifully-rustic appearance with no staining or sealing required. Environmentally-friendly, as well as decorative and practical, Poplar Bark Siding is naturally resistant to the elements, does not attract carpenter bees or termites, and adds a layer of insulation to your home. As a kiln-dried product, it is suitable for both interior and exterior walls, making a beautiful accent to windows, porches, dormers, gables, and even hot tub enclosures. Pre-ordering is recommended as supply can be limited due to the short harvesting season. Please call today with any questions you may have.

Features & Benefits of Poplar Bark Siding:
Low Maintenance – Poplar Bark Siding are virtually maintenance-free, never requiring staining, sealing, or chemical treatments.
Extreme Durability – Poplar Bark is a natural protector, resistant to both harsh weather and insects.
Ease of Installation – Like Cedar Shakes and similar sidings, Poplar Bark Siding affixes easily to a prepared subsurface with screws or ring-shanked nails.
Versatility – Poplar Bark Siding can be used on both interior and exterior walls and with many different architectural styles, giving you the choice of complete wall cover or simply a small accent area.
Quality – Harvested immediately after the tree is felled, the bark is inspected and then delivered to the plant, where it is re-inspected, sorted, graded, and then carefully kiln-dried to ensure stable moisture content. Our bark is inspected a minimum of 10 different times throughout the manufacturing process.
Energy Efficiency – In addition to being renewable, biodegradable, long-lasting, and all natural, Poplar Bark Siding also adds a layer of insulation to your home, thereby decreasing your carbon footprint.

Product Specifications:
Height: 18” and 24” available
Width: Each shake can vary in width from 4”-36”. Most individual shakes will average 12”-16” wide.
Weight: Less than 2 lbs/sf
Species: Tulip Poplar
Minimum order quantity: 500 sf
Texture: Natural Bark
Drying Type: Kiln-dried
Availability: Limited quantities available. This product is usually not available for shipping until mid-June. Once the product is available, please allow a typical lead time of 2 weeks from the date of order.
Recommended Fastener: Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Zinc-coated, or other code-approved corrosion-resistive screws or ring-shanked galvanized nails
Shipping Options: Flat-bed tractor trailer, Roll Back, LTL Carrier. Shipping method is determined based on location and order size to minimize cost.
Grade: Thickness is the only differing factor in grade –
  • Choice – 1/2” thickness
  • Standard – 5/8”-15/16” thickness
  • Premium – 1”-1 3/8” thickness
Packaging: Pallet –
  • The 18” offers 500 sf of product per pallet
  • The 24” offers 504 sf of product per pallet
Coverage Calculations:
First, figure the square feet of area to cover.
Use the following formula to calculate how much material needed for a 2” lap:

Example: 25’ x 20’ = 500 sf of surface area
500 sf of surface area / .83 = 602 sf of material needed
**Add waste factor of 10-15%**
602 x 1.10 = 662.2 > 662 sf of Poplar Bark needed

Storage Prior To Installation:
Keep the Poplar Bark dry prior to installation. Stack siding off the ground and under cover. If the bark is to be stored over damp ground or concrete, place a moisture barrier under the siding. Stored siding should be 4 to 6 inches above the ground with air circulating freely around and throughout the stack. The bark should be protected with a waterproof covering elevated in the center so that water does not pool on the cover.

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Product Questions

  • Are these shakes tapered?

    The Poplar Bark shakes are all the same thickness from the top to the bottom of the individual piece. They are rectangular shaped and can vary in width from 4" wide to 36" wide.