Northeastern Firewood Types

Somerset, Somerset County, New Jersey


The provided firewood charts breakdown the various Genus of Hardwoods and Softwoods found in the Northeast, list their common and/or native variety name(s) and the burn rate, indicated in British Thermal Units (M/BTU). Chart 1 details an alphabetical listing of known firewood, while Chart 2 assorts firewood by hardwood vs softwood, from highest to lowest BTU per cord.