COMMON NAME: CITRUS (ORANGE, GRAPEFRUIT, LEMON, TANGERINE)
LATIN NAME: Citrus
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A once common and very poular, clean burning firewood, it is getting increasingly difficult to find.
MAIN USES: A good all-around firewood. Preferred by people with allergies.
EASE OF LIGHTING: Relatively easy to start for a hardwood. Kindling is advised.
CLEAN TO HANDLE: Very clean to handle, usually without bark.
CLEAN TO BURN: One of the cleanest burning woods available.
LENGTH OF BURN: Burns longer than most softwoods and not as long as the better hardwoods.
HEAT OUTPUT: It has a moderate heat output, not one of the hotter hardwoods.
AROMA: When burning properly, the aroma is very, very light.
CRACKLE/POP: Virtually no popping or crackle.
SMOKE: When burning properly there is almost no smoke.
COAL BED: Moderate coal bed, burns to a powdery ash.
EASE TO SPLIT: Not very hard to split by hand.