Wood question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dan01225, May 16, 2014.

  1. I trimmed some apple trees last week.  The wood is very green.  Do I have to let it dry (season)  before I can use it to smoke ?
     
  2. smokerjim

    smokerjim Meat Mopper

    i would say yes it would have to be seasoned. I do remember reading some of older post on here about it.
     
  3. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yes, Apple needs a year of curing. Too much Creosote forming liquids in it being green.
     
  4. Hello.  Welcome.  I see this is your first post.  Please take some time and swing over to Roll Call and introduce yourself so that we may give you a proper "Hello".  All info you can provide us with such as smoker type, location and so on will help us answer any questions you may have, and pictures help a bunch.  As for your question:  the guys have you sorted out, must be dried.  Keep Smokin!

    Danny
     
  5. Thank you for the replies.  I will be sure to let it dry and head over to the roll call. [​IMG]  
     

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