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How do you like your wood to burn? do you want perfume? do you want plenty of charcoal?

or do you want to sit and watch the flames?

Have a look at the different woods listed below and see which suits you the best!!

 

 

ACACIA FIREWOOD

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ALDER FIREWOOD

Smell the sweetness!

almost a raspberry perfume

Very similar to the perfume

from Birch but not quite as thick.

This has a serious heat with good charcoal

Profuse yellow and purple flames

with a great heat

A joy to burn

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Burning Properties: Almond Nuts

ALMOND FIREWOOD

Delicious nutty perfume,

just like cracking an almond nut

Chatty Fire Big Heat

Good flames with reasonable flame colours

Heavy dense wood

A good looking fire and one of our favourites

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APPLE FIREWOOD

Good flames yellow and purple

Occasional wafts of a sweet perfume – we could not

really smell apple but it was a pleasant aroma

Quiet fire

Good heat - Lasts well

If you want a real welcoming log fire this is the one

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BEECH FIREWOOD

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BIRCH FIREWOOD

In my opinion this firewood is perfect!

(but I am biased)

If you only burn this wood for the

perfume alone you will be in

for a treat - it is knock out

Strong yellow flames, with occasional

flames of purple

Terrific heat and good charcoal

Don't take my word for this

firewood - do try it

 

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Burning Properties: Birch Flower
 

BLUE CEDAR FIREWOOD

 

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Burning Properties: Cherry

CHERRY FIREWOOD

Definite sweet perfume and it did not take

long to fill the house with its' perfume.

Blue and yellow flames with

good charcoal.

Quite a noisy fire

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GRAPEVINE FIREWOOD

We will be trying this firewood soon!

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Burning Properties: Grapevine

 

 

 

HAWTHORN FIREWOOD

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HAZEL FIREWOOD

Good purple and yellow flames

We did not notice any perfume

Quiet fire but with stacks of heat

Excellent charcoal and does

not take too long to be ready

for cooking on

The logs keep their shape well

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Burning Properties: Hickory Nuts

HICKORY FIREWOOD

Gorgeous smell with a Heady Vanilla Perfume

not thick or cloying

Sparkles but does not spit

Good heat with bluish tinged flames

Blue, purple and orange flames

Long burning with not many logs needed

for a good fire

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HORNBEAM FIREWOOD

Hornbeam makes a very colourful

fire with purple, pink, yellow and an

occasional bright blue flame.

Tremendous heat

It would probably make an excellent

base for barbecues and definitely

one to sit in front of and watch the flames.

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BLUE MAHOE FIREWOOD

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MANDARIN FIREWOOD

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Burning Properties: Maple Keys

MAPLE FIREWOOD

Yellow flames with occasional deep blue

flashes and touches of purple.

A good looking fire with masses

of heat. Whether it's the 14% moisture

content or what but these are

"hot sticks"

Intense heat but rapid burning.

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MESQUITE FIREWOOD

Big Heat Massive Huge

Perfumed vanilla tones with a hint of arrowroot

Architectural pieces almost too nice to burn

Good yellow flames and a quiet wood

This is a messy wood – don’t use white gloves!

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Burning Properties: Mesquite Flowers
Burning Properties: Nectarine

NECTARINE FIREWOOD

Good looking firewood, the bark is grey and

the outer wood (sap wood) is golden

with a darker heartwood

Large bright yellow flames

A light sweet perfume

Patterning on the bark is exactly the

same markings as on the fruit kernel

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OAK FIREWOOD

I know this sounds ridiculous but the Oak's

perfume was reminiscent of a freshly

baked bourbon biscuit!

We were also surprised by the amount of

purple, blue and yellow flames.

Chatty fire to start with and then

quietens down

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Burning Properties: Black Oak
 

BLENDED OAK

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OLIVE FIREWOOD

Heavy dense wood

Huge amounts of good coloured flames

Hot with a perfume like a snuffed candle

Dancing flames and a long time for the

flames to die down

If you like a fire with plenty of flames then this

is the one for you

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Burning Properties: Orange

ORANGE FIREWOOD

A bit of an ugly duckling log but

the wood is actually orange!

Bright yellow and orange flames, a

quiet steady burning wood.

A faint and elusive scent of orange.

These logs make a jolly good lasting fire.

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PEAR FIREWOOD

Not many flames with this wood but

gives excellent charcoal and leaves

a fine ash

Very thick distinctive bark and quite

difficult to split

Similar to Apple with a dense grain but

no discernible perfume

Well worth trying

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Burning Properties: Pecan Nuts

PECAN FIREWOOD

Good yellow and purple flames

Quite slow to get going so do not skimp

on the kindlers

Wonderful "nutty" perfume but not as

powerful as the Hickory

This domesticated cousin of the Hickory

is perfect for people with allergies

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PIMENTO FIREWOOD

When burning this we have had the perfume of

cinnamon, strawberries, rosemary, cloves and

finally like spills used to light cigars - awesome!

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Burning Properties: Pimento
Burning Properties: Plums

PLUM FIREWOOD

We will be trying this firewood soon!

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SEKELBOS FIREWOOD

Light and spicy with maybe a touch of

cinnamon perfume

Yellow and purple flame, more purple than yellow

Big heat and a Chatty Fire

Stunning looking Fire Sticks

and another one of our favourite woods

The Fire Sticks hold their shape well

and could almost be an artificial fire!

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Burning Properties: Sekelbos flower
 

SWEETWOOD FIREWOOD

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TAMARIND FIREWOOD

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Burning Properties: Walnuts

WALNUT FIREWOOD

If you like your wood with

Snap Crackle and Pop then

this is the one for you

Smells like Walnut and Coffee cream cake

Huge Flames very lively

Good heat

Strong yellow flames and intense

blue mini flames

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