MTE supplies Eastern Hemlock - sustainably sourced from the Menominee Forest
The Eastern Hemlock is North America’s own gentle giant. Reaching heights of up to 174 ft., this tree is a plentiful and sustainable source of lumber. Its place in Wisconsin’s Menominee Forest ranks the Eastern Hemlock as one of the best options for local, responsibly-sourced wood.
The Eastern Hemlock is one of the most desirable conifers on the market, and for good reason. Unlike other evergreens, the Eastern Hemlock flourishes in a variety of temperatures and shade levels, allowing the species to thrive in Wisconsin’s dynamic climate. Its natural place in Wisconsin’s ecosystem make it an organically-sustainable resource. The soft, coarse-grained wood can be used for almost anything, including furniture and pallets, making it an all-around excellent choice of lumber.
All wood & lumber supply available from Menominee Tribal Enterprises.
Characteristics of Eastern Hemlock
When harvested, the Eastern Hemlock produces a light, reddish-brown wood. Along with its strength and stability, the nature of the wood allows it to glue, stain and finish beautifully. Hemlock is a strong, reliable wood to work with, categorizing it among the top trees cultivated for their lumber.