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Pros and cons of tulip-tree firewood

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Tulip-tree firewood dries out in just five months and lights like a charm.

It also burns fast. Next year, we'll have to track down a harder wood for that last log in the stove on winter nights.


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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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I had to look this one up- basically it's yellow "poplar" as southerners call it, or "Popple" as we say back in my native Minnesota.

Good, light, easy burning wood, easy to split, but not a lot of BTU's.

Comment by Eric Sun Dec 13 09:41:22 2015





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