chestnut canker

hi folks.  my two horse chestnut trees are badly infected with bleeding canker disease and i have to fell them. i am told that i cannot use the timber in my woodburning stove, can anyone confirm, yes or no ? advice would be much appreciated.

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,698

    Sadly it should be disposed of as described here http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/INFD-6L4ET9 image

     

    It's such a shame because seasoned chestnut wood is normally ideal for longburners as it give out a good heat - it's less than ideal for open fires as it spits out.

    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
  • thanks Dove.[like the photo of you.]

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,698

    It's a really good likeness image

    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
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