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What Beekeepers Use to Fuel Their Smokers?

Did you know…?
… that beekeepers in-the-know use the dried flower heads of the Sumach tree to fuel their smokers! They provide a mellower smoke than other fuels such as dried grass, light easily with a little bit of paper, and smolder for a long time.

2 thoughts on “What Beekeepers Use to Fuel Their Smokers?

  1. Thanks for this tip! Will definitely give it a try. I have lots of Sumac here in Massachusetts, U.S.A.

  2. Thanks for your comment – great to hear from our friends across the pond! Good luck with the sumach – let us know how it goes.
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