Oriental apple wood???

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by doug123, Jul 6, 2006.

  1. doug123

    doug123 Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Hello everyone,

    My father-in-law told me he cut down an oriental apple tree and wanted to know if I wanted any of the wood.

    Can I use this to smoke with?

    Also I have a Japanese plum tree (I think :roll: ) in my front yard. I need to make sure what it is, but if so, would I be able to use that as well???

    Something to keep in mind when I am pruning anyway.

    Thanks!
     
  2. rubmymeat

    rubmymeat Fire Starter

    I am under the impression that all apple woods are very similar and excellent to cook with. I have used crabapple and was very happy with the results.
     
  3. icemn62

    icemn62 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    No don't use that wood, bundle it all up and ship to Icemn62's home. I will make the ultimate sacrifice and burn it, to make sure it is okay.

    Just kidding That should be okay for your use.
     
  4. doug123

    doug123 Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    OK, thanks guys.
     
  5. dutch

    dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Any of the fruit trees and their ornamental (flowering) variations can be used for smoking.
     

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