A tree of the genus Ulmus, of several species, much used as a shade tree, particularly in America. The English elm is Ulmus campestris; the common American or white elm is U. Americana; the slippery or red elm, U. fulva.
A slow growing hardwood tree (Ulmus) once extremely common in hedgerows and woods but suffered from Dutch Elm Disease in the late 20th century. Slowly being replanted by Wych Elm which is resistant to this disease.
A hard, durable and coarse grained wood. Used for ship building. See also: Timber.
jalava Alm Ulmus glabra / U. laevis
hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture
A type of tree with asymmetrical toothed leaves. Elm trees release pollens from March – May.
Tough wood with an ash-like grain, used mainly for furniture frames.
Ulmus Silverbell Halesia
A hard, compact, durable wood of light colour with pronounced grain, largely used for making kitchen chairs, etc.
Tough hardwood with a grain like ash wood, used mostly for furniture framing. genus Ulmus