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Is Leylandii/Conifer Logs worth anything?

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Ah, I had wondered if it had kept alive somehow.

 

Those in the know love it as a firewood.

Trouble is, Joe public doesn't really trust it, so you may have difficulty selling it.

 

I remember that storm, I was in St. Leonards at the time, I sent the wifey off to walk to work through it, I went back to sleep :thumbup:

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I burn it in my stove I find anything coniferous burns well once seasoned and it generates a lot of heat.

The best advice anyone selling firewood should be giving there customers is to sweep the chimney flu regularly.

Just calculate what each log is worth once split roughly in the area between 15-25p per log perhaps more I'm not in log sales. Workout from there wether you'll make a profit after labour extraction.

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I have to agree with everyone's comments above, and I'm just a home user.

 

We purchased a house with massively overgrown leylandii hedges and trees, and chopped them all down as first business to replace them with a native hedge.

 

After a years drying, we've had two years worth of lovely free leylandii heat in the stove, and I'd quite happily purchase it in future for a good price, nothing wrong with it at all.

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I'm about to refill my woodshed and I'm going to make sure theres a good amount of conifer in the mix along with the oak, ash etc. I love it.

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Its great firewood, bit sappy so watch how you handle it in the house. Its supposed to spit a bit on an open fire so maybe best in a woodburner.

 

I've had mine cut into around three foot lengths and leaned against standing tress for the last few years - I find the rain washes out the sap so when you come to log it, no problem.

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So, everyone is agreed, leylandii makes good firewood...

 

But is the OP not actually clearing up a stand of western red cedar?

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So, everyone is agreed, leylandii makes good firewood...

 

But is the OP not actually clearing up a stand of western red cedar?

 

He says its Leylandii .............

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Ah, I had wondered if it had kept alive somehow.

 

Those in the know love it as a firewood.

Trouble is, Joe public doesn't really trust it, so you may have difficulty selling it.

 

I remember that storm, I was in St. Leonards at the time, I sent the wifey off to walk to work through it, I went back to sleep :thumbup:

 

Well it would have been be too risky to try driving her to work in it wouldn't it :lol:

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