Plum Slate 40mm


Beautiful shades of purple and plum tones to give a stunning look to your garden paths and borders.  This natural slate intensifies in colour when wet. Ideal for ground cover, filling in gaps and rock gardens.  Our slate is fish friendly making it suitable for water features, ponds and aquatic use.

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Can be used for:

  • Flower Beds
  • General Purpose
  • Raised Beds
  • Beds and Borders
  • Next Day
  • Economy Delivery


A stylish Plum Slate providing an attractive mulch for gardeners and landscapers.  It’s an ideal addition for any garden project and is easy to use in garden paths, beds and borders, lawn borders and as pot toppers.  It’s a flat angular Welsh slate that does not oxidise so keeps it’s natural colour forever.

A further benefit when compared to other decorative aggregates is that the natural flat shape provides better coverage per bulk bag and therefore is great value for money.

  • Striking slate adding colour and brightness
  • Natural product
  • Helps drainage and moist retention
  • Low maintenance surface
  • Helps to keep weeds at bay
  • Fish friendly (wash prior to use)
  • 850kg bulk bag
  • The size range is 30-50mm

This slate is best laid 5-6cm deep and is suitable for walking on.  As it’s a natural product sourced from a quarry, the colour, shape and size may vary from bulk bag to bulk bag.




Additional information

Product Sizes

Bulk Bag

  • Deliveries are made by Palletline using a tail-lift and hand manoeuvred pump truck NOT by a vehicle with a crane offload.
  • We can guarantee delivery to kerbside (with your signature) or in most cases a driveway as long as it has an adequate hard-standing area.
  • We cannot offload onto gravel, grass, steep slopes or soil areas.
  • Please ensure there is adequate room for the lorry to access your property, free from obstruction and parked cars.
  • If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing before ordering.
  • Please click on our delivery video below for more info:

GardenTopsoilDirect deliver their products via Stephen Sanderson Transport or Palletline.  The driver will give you a call 30 mins before arrival.


When will my delivery be made?

You can select a delivery date that suits you on the checkout page of our website. Economy delivery is within 2-3 working days.  We offer a Next Day service (£15)  if your order is placed before 12pm.  Natural Grower products will be dispatched Next Day if ordered before 12pm.  Please note that VegTrug and Shire products have different lead times – you will be contacted directly by the supplier to book your delivery date.

What is the minimum order?

The minimum order is one bulk bag or 25 small bags (25L).

Is delivery free?

Delivery to local areas such as Leicestershire and Northamptonshire is free.   Most of the delivery charge is included in the price.  If there is a delivery surcharge to your address, it will be shown at check out.  The charge is per bulk bag or pallet of small bags and is based on your postcode.  We also provide alternative delivery options for some products. You will be notified at checkout where applicable.

How big is your bulk bag?

85cm x 85cm x 85xcm.