Inventory - Species:
Red Elm
Ulmus rubra
Available in:
(1 ¼")
(select desired thickness)

Elm, Red

Origin: Red Elm is commonly referred to as Slippery Elm or Soft Elm. It can be found in the Eastern and Midwestern United States.

Color: Red Elm has a reddish-brown heartwood and a pale sapwood.

Janka Hardness: 860 (medium-soft).  Hardness is similiar to Honduran Mahogany.

Decay & Weather Resistance: Red Elm is rated as non-durable and is not insect resistant.

Workability: Some note that Red Elm can be difficult to work with due to its interlocked grain. However, it does glue, stain, and finish well.

Uses: Red Elm is used for furniture, boxes, baskets, 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: