Red Elm

Ulmus rubra. Red Elm has a red-brown heartwood with light brown to grayish-white sapwood. This ring porous hardwood has a very conspicuous and strong grain pattern. The wood is heavy, hard, and strong.

Chairs, bending stock, furniture, interior decoration including paneling, containers.

Limited availability in 4/4 and 5/4, 6/4 and heavier material is rather rare.

Low to moderate.