Firewood Ratings

SPECIES SEASONED WEIGHT – LBS┬áPER CORD HEAT PRODUCED – MILLION BTUs PER CORD
Ironwood (Hop Hornbeam) 4,016 27.3
Black Locust 3,890 26.8
Apple 4,100 26.5
White Oak 4,012 25.7
American Beech 3,757 24
Sugar Maple 3,757 24
Red Oak 3,757 24
White Ash 3,689 23.6
Yellow Birch 3,689 23.6
Tamarack 3,247 20.8
Paper Birch 3,179 20.3
Gray Birch 3,179 20.3
Black Cherry 2,880 19.9
American Elm 3,052 19.5
Red Maple 2,924 18.7
Pine (Jack, Norway & Pitch) 2,669 17.1
Eastern Hemlock 2,482 15.9
Red Spruce 2,482 15.9
Poplar 2,290 14.7
Butternut 2,100 14.5
Willow 2,100 14.5
Balsam Fir 2,236 14.3
White Pine 2,236 14.3
Basswood 2,108 13.5
Arborvitae (White Cedar) 1,913 12.2