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Is wood from the Bradford Pear tree good for burning in the fireplace?

  1. Shyron E Shenko profile image82
    Shyron E Shenkoposted 8 months ago

    Is wood from the Bradford Pear tree good for burning in the fireplace?

    My hubby and I have a giant Bradford pear tree the split in half during the storm a week ago and I cut the large limbs into logs to fit in the fireplace, but I do not know if they are good wood to burn.  Could someone tell me about burning them in the fireplace?

  2. RTalloni profile image87
    RTalloniposted 8 months ago

    Bradford pear can be used in the fireplace.  This is not a really hardwood but burns nicely.  Let it dry for up to a year and/or save some for using in a smoker.  Because Bradford pear blooms are so stinky and they are rather brittle when mature, using them for firewood is maybe the best idea.  They are fast growers so a person with property could have a steady supply.

    1. Shyron E Shenko profile image82
      Shyron E Shenkoposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you RT, I placed the stack on the driveway for someone to pick up, but no one has.

    2. RTalloni profile image87
      RTalloniposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      Maybe you should plan for some fall fire pit fun! smile

    3. Shyron E Shenko profile image82
      Shyron E Shenkoposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      Sounds good to me RT,

 
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