Why does ash wood burn well 'green or dry'?

Don Staples dstaples at livingston.net
Fri Jan 23 10:46:01 EST 1998


Don Staples wrote:
> 
> TREEFARMER at webtv.net wrote:
> 
> > Maybe somebody can answer this and give some references: Is it better to
> > split 24" length bolts lengthwise or cut crosswise to dry?
> 
> Vasculer tissue runs length wise, exposing more of the cross section of
> the tissue aids in drying.  For a quick aid in drying, leave the top on
> the stem and let the foliage draw what moisture it can, then cut and
> split when the foliage turns.

But, the more surface area you expose, the faster the drying.

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