Mainly in France and England. Due to the Dutch Elm disease the occurrences are very rare. The majority of the felled burl trees are already dead, i.e. the heartwood is already stained dark brown. Sought are the still living trees, the heartwood of which is still showing the typical light brown, noble coloring. It can be assumed that in the near future it will no longer be possible to produce Elm Burl veneer.
Very decorative veneer wood, high quality architectural woodwork and high class furniture making. In Central Europe mainly used as accentuating wood for decorative purposes; in Southern Europe due to fashion trends often also used for complete range of furniture.