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Hank R

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Ornamental Cherry ???
« on: May 11, 2018, 06:39:30 PM »
My neighbor has a huge Oranmental Cherry tree and has cut  down is that wood okay to use for smoking?? I did the Goggle thing and some say good and others say not to use. So I am asking real use members here.  Wood is free and up to 10 in in diameter.
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Re: Ornamental Cherry ???
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2018, 08:56:54 PM »
I checked another site and several people there use it and report a sweet smell. Also, the recommendation to use it and smoke something cheap to see how you like it.
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Re: Ornamental Cherry ???
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2018, 09:30:08 PM »
This would be used a year from now.  Also there seems to be a endless supply of Choke Cherry tress around would they be okay??  Just trying to get tons of free wood  ;) ;)
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Re: Ornamental Cherry ???
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2018, 12:00:52 AM »
Same site has info on choke cherry.  Several people claim to use it. 
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Re: Ornamental Cherry ???
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2018, 03:28:49 PM »
This would be used a year from now.  Also there seems to be a endless supply of Choke Cherry tress around would they be okay??  Just trying to get tons of free wood  ;) ;)
One of my friends in Iowa is mailing me some choke cherry out of his yard and he swears by it.  I can't comment on it yet.  He also goes on and on about the smell of it. 
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Re: Ornamental Cherry ???
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2018, 05:12:40 PM »
The cherry I get from smokinlicious is "wild cherry."  That could be one of those varieties, maybe?  I say season it long enough so it's not green, and try it!
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