Inventory - Species:
American Elm
Ulmus Americana
Available in:
5/4 6/4 8/4 10/4 12/4
(1 ¼") (1 ½") (2") (2 ½") (3")
(select desired thickness)

Elm, American

Origin: American Elm trees are found in eastern North America from Newfoundland to Texas. American Elm is sometimes also called Soft Elm, Gray Elm or White Elm.

Color: The sapwood of American Elm is fairly wide and has a grayish white color compared to the heartwood. The heartwood of this species is a light grayish brown with a reddish tinge.

Janka Hardness: 830 (medium)

Decay and Weather Resistance – Rated as non-durable and non-rot resistant. Living trees are susceptible to Dutch elm disease.

Workability: Easy to work with, but may blunt hand tools. It nails, glues and finishes well.

Uses: Because American Elm is a hard, strong and bends well it is used for making baskets and hoops. It is also used in furniture making, flooring and veneer.

To view available slabs listed in our website inventory. Click on a desired thickness listed in the chart to the right. Keep in mind we only have about 1/10th of our inventory listed online, so feel free to reach out to a member of our sales team for more assistance in your search: info@berkshireproducts.com