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Mulch Mat, Uncut

These individual plastic mulch mats are designed to fit around the base of newly planted trees to keep them weed free during the important first growing season.

Availability: In stock

From £1.02
  • Buy 25 for £0.48 each and save 53%
  • Buy 50 for £0.42 each and save 59%
  • Buy 100 for £0.36 each and save 65%
  • Buy 500 for £0.30 each and save 71%

A variety of mulches can be used in the early stages after planting in order to supress weeds and keep moisture in the ground by reducing evaporation. This will ensure that the tree does not have to compete with weeds for the available water and nutrients resulting in better and faster establishment of the plant.

These plastic mulch mats also have the benefit of increasing the soil temparature slightly which encourages root growth in early spring. They are easy to fit around the base of the tree just requiring a slit to be made on one side from the centre to the edge and can be secured in place by pegs, ideally 6 per mat.

They are made from black photodegradable polythene and measure 60cm x 60cm and are good for approximately three to five growing seasons giving the tree plenty of time to get well established.




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Our bare root plants and cuttings are delivered between November and May (specific dates cannot be guaranteed) but we do encourage early planting for the best results.


Most orders are dispatched within 3-5 working days where stocks are available. If they are not available at the time of order you will be notified and an alternative delivery date discussed with you. 

Our e-Gift Vouchers will be sent out within 24 hours of order.

We ship to mainland UK and the Isle of Wight (although surcharges may be incurred in some more remote areas – see below). Our orders are generally sent out using a national courier but for local deliveries, we may use our own couriers. Orders can also be collected from the nursery by prior appointment and we are more than happy for you to do this if you prefer. 

Our standard delivery charge is £15 plus VAT. This is for a next day delivery service in areas where this is available (i.e. mainland UK). For some of our products, such as seeds and planting accessories, the delivery charge is £4.95 + VAT. Our e-Gift Vouchers do not incur a delivery charge (please select 'Free Shipping' at the Checkout). For further information about Delivery, please click here.

There's usually no need to wait in for a delivery, our couriers will leave it in a safe place for you. If there is somewhere in particular you would like it left, please let us know at the time of ordering.


It is important to look after your trees as they mature so now click on After-Planting Care for some useful guide-lines.