MNDOT Type 5 Mulch
MNDOT Type 5 Mulch*
“Provide Type 5 mulch with the following characteristics:
(1) Raw wood slash from hard or soft timber harvested during clearing and grubbing operations on the project;
(2) Product of a mechanical chipper, hammermill, or tub grinder;
(3) Maximum length of individual pieces shall not to exceed 20 in [500mm], and.
(4) Maximum width of individual pieces shall not exceed 2 in [50mm]. “
Provide mulch from a supplier outside of the Emerald Ash Borer quarantine areas or, if the mulch originates from within the quarantine areas, obtain a Compliance Agreement with the MDA. The Department will not allow mulch transported in or through a quarantine area to be transported outside the Emerald Ash Borer quarantine area without approval from the MDA. Find the quarantine area by contacting the MDA at 1-888-545- 6684 or visit the MDA Emerald Ash Borer website.”