CHARACTERISTICS OF TREE
Scientific and Botanical Name: Ulmus rubra
Unified Name: American Ulmus (Red Elm)
Growing areal: It grows in lowlands and foothills of northern and central North America.
Environment: It grows wild and sporadic in mixed hardwood forest formations.
Trunk; logs and tissues: The trees reaches great heights (30-35 m). The diameter, at breast height sometimes exceed 150 cm. Quite often have buttresses.
Suitability for underfloor heating:
Hardness of wood:
Why choose wooden flooring in elm?
Elm is an excellent substitute for American oak, a wood now so common that it has become quite ordinary. Hailing from North America, elm is a very grainy wood, which Cadorin’s multiple solutions manage to enhance in excellent alternative finishes. A noble wood with a hardness similar to American oak, it is chosen for the greater feeling of prestige and exclusivity that it transmits.