Ailanthus as firewood?
Are Ailanthus trees an appropriate source of firewood? What are the properties to know about before harvesting it for that purpose?
Hi, I hope I am reading your question right. As far as firewood, ailanthus is moderate in heat value.... see https://chimneysweeponline.com/howood.htm
Wood Products: Tree-of-heaven wood resembles ash (Fraxinus spp.) wood in appearance and quality. It is easily worked with tools and glue, and takes a finish well. Alden  and Moslemi and Bhagwat  summarize manufacturing properties of tree-of-heaven wood. Berchem and others  and Adamik and Brauns  provide information on properties and potential uses of tree-of-heaven wood fiber.
Tree-of-heaven is an important timber and fuelwood tree in China, and is planted for timber and afforestation in New Zealand, the Middle East, eastern Europe, and South America [14,140,268,304,328]. Zasada and Little  provide information on tree-of-heaven cultivation.You might want to compare density and hardness to this list of 53 tree species….ailanthus is close to ash……http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/fplgtr/fplgtr83.pdf