Plum Slate Mulch Stone Chipping

Sold by bulk bag our Plum Slate Mulch is a popular choice for flower beds and rockery areas. Slate Mulch is purple / plum in colour offering a sophiscated look to any garden. With an estimate chip size of 30 -40mm this product will provide excellent protection against weeds. 

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Plum Slate Mulch Chipping - Decorative Garden Stone

Our Plum Slate Mulch, commonly referred to as shale are pieces of broken slate that offer unique colour and excellent protection against weeds. Quarried in Ireland, Plum Slate Mulch is Ideal for use as plant top fillers, flower beds, pathways and garden borders. We would not  recommend this product as suitable for vehicular traffic and should solely be used for decorative purposes. 

This Slate stone chipping has been praised by homeowners as it helps keep cats away from their precious flowerbeds. The vibrant plum colour of the slate is very modern and is a popular choice for both domestic and commercial landscapes. 

Sold by bulk bag only this product has an average coverage area of between 12 - 20 m2 depending on the depth. Individual slate chips will vary from 30 - 40mm in size. 

Application Caution 

Please note that this product is not suitable in areas that will experience vehicular traffic. It is recommended to use Slate Mulch Chipping for decorative purposes only. If in doubt please consult a professional contractor or McMonagle Stone’s sales team for advice prior to purchase. 


A bulk bag of Plum Slate Mulch Chipping will approximately cover 12 - 20sq.m depending on the depth. 

Our aggregate calculator is available to help you work out how many bags you will need to cover your desired area. Simply input your dimensions. Please be advised that Calculators and estimates are presented for guidance purposes only. McMonagle Stone will not be responsible for any inaccurate calculations relating to estimations or material quantities. 

It is recommended to check all material estimations with a professional contractor prior to order or purchase. 


  • Adds colour and design to your garden  

  • Low maintenance 

  • Due to longevity it can be a more cost effective solution

  • Helps reduce weed growth

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Plum Slate Mulch Chipping is available for online purchase. Please select your preferred quantity before adding to the cart. In the cart you will be able to decide between home delivery or collection. If you choose home delivery you must include your postcode which will then calculate your delivery charge from your nearest depot. 

The product price shown reflects 1 bulk bag ex VAT and delivery to your desired location. Both VAT & Delivery will be displayed in the cart once the required data has been inputted. 

Please note there is a bag quantity limit set to 6 bulk bags on our online shop. If you require larger quantities we recommend that you contact our sales team at your nearest depot for a more competitive quote to meet your project requirements. 


Brand Name Plum Slate Mulch
Material Slate
Colour Plum
Size 30 - 40mm
Surface Finish Natural
Aggregates Suitability Pathways, Patios, Plant Pot Topper, Filler between paving slabs, Landscape & Garden Decoration
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  • Delivery Days: Deliveries take place Monday – Friday (except on public holidays) between 8am -6pm.

  • Delivery Timeframe:  Deliveries will normally take 5 – 14 working days however delivery timeframes can vary depending on delivery location, time of year,  stock availability or bespoke masonry requests. Our team can give an estimate time allowance on order.

  • Supply Only: We are a natural stone manufacturer and supplier, we do not provide installation / fitting services. If required, we can recommend contractors in your area, however it is the sole responsibility of the customer to source third party quotes and review past projects and references to ensure you are statisfied with the quality of the work carried out by third party contractors nominated by McMonagle Stone. 

  • Depot Collection: If you have access to your own transport with suitable off loading equipment there is the option to arrange and collect your order from your nearest depot should that product be in stock at your preffered location. 

  • Out of Stock: In the event that a stock product you've purchased via our online shop or sales team should unexpectantly go out of stock, a member from our customer service team will contact you to advise a revised delivery date. Please note imported materials can take between 6 - 8 weeks when out of stock.

  • Terms & Conditions: To ensure quick and efficient delivery, please review our delivery guidelines and terms and conditions of sale prior to purchasing. Should you have any queries please feel free to contact us.

  • Samples: Our natural stone samples are generally delivered by An Post and therefore only a small material piece can be sent to help give our customers a better understanding of the general appearance and nature of the product. Depending on the product type, some samples may not be true to form for example building stone sample requests are simply too large and heavy to send via post and therefore a smaller, cladding sample of the same material will be sent in its place. We always recommend visiting our display area to view the material in reality should you have any concerns relating to size or colour prior to order. We try to offer samples for all our products but sometimes due to low stock we may not be able to fullfill your request for certain non stock iteams i.e porcelain. We also cannot fulfill sample requests for sealed adhesives, grouts, sealers and cleaners that contain chemical agents. McMonagle Stone is solely a distributor of these products. 

Colour Variations

Please note colours shown in imagery on this website should be taken as indicative. They are as accurate as photographic processing and computer monitors allow. We recommend that decisions on a specific colour of stone should be made from viewing the product in person. Tonal variations and shades are evident in all natural stone products. No two pieces of natural stone are identical.

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