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Q.Does the wood from a Chinese elm tree lose its color after its cut

Zone Upton, Wyoming 82730 | Anonymous added on October 17, 2020 | Answered

We want to use slices of the trunk for wood project because it’s interior is very pretty.

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Answered on October 18, 2020

I didn't see any research that said it loses color, but that it can be an unstable wood to work with and has a low resistance to decay while drying. If you peruse some of the woodworking sites online you can learn more.

Here's our article about Chinese Elm: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/elm/lacebark-elm-information.htm

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