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Cape Town Firewood

Swarthaak South African Hardwood Bags (Black Thorn) | 5x 18KG or more

Swarthaak South African Hardwood Bags (Black Thorn) | 5x 18KG or more

Regular price R579.00 ZAR
Regular price R750.00 ZAR Sale price R579.00 ZAR
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  • Swarthaak¬†is a¬†brilliant Braai wood to use on the weekend.
  • Also known as 'Acacia¬†mellifera' or 'Senegalia mellifera'.
  • Top quality BBQ wood¬†and¬†General Firewood.
  • It is a dense South African Hardwood.
  • Part of the Kameeldoring, Acacia family.
  • Mainly¬†found in Namibia, SA and neighbouring countries.
  • Highly under-rated.¬†Often labelled as the¬†Underdog.
  • Delivers good quality¬†braai coals¬†and¬†gets very hot.
  • Considered an Invasive Specie across local farmlands up North.
  • It's¬†a Top-Tier South African Hardwood¬†with¬†a¬†decent burn time.
  • Has a Black or Red grain¬†visible in the wood.
  • Serves large raging¬†flames¬†once it has momentum.
  • It's dry with a very low moisture content.
  • Naturally seasoned outdoors in very dry conditions.
  • Known for it's¬†Unique Smoky flavour profile.
  • Well suited for all Meats, Poultry and Fish.
  • Also used for a regular Potjiekos pot or Social fire.
  • Can be used indoors¬†to keep your home warm when it's cold.
  • All woods are fumigated to rid of unwanted pests.
  • Sustainably sourced, harvested and packed by South African's.
  • It is rare and not as widely available as other wood types.


All our woods are sourced from only the best farms and suppliers.
From time-to-time batches may vary in size or quality.
Mixed size pieces are pre-packed in all bags.
Large 18KG Bags will be supplied unless otherwise updated.
COD, Card, Snapscan, Zapper and EFT payments accepted.
See delivery page for more information.


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Delivery Calculations

Deliveries calculated at checkout based on weight and distance. The heavier an order or the further it travels, the higher the cost.

Order Processing Time

Please allow 48 to 72hrs for orders and payments to be processed.

Delivery Bookings

Once payments have cleared and orders have been prepared, we will update you on delivery information.

Delivery Time Frame

All orders delivered within 3-5 business days once payment has cleared in our banking account.

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  • Stacking Service

    FREE Stacking included with orders. All woods will be stacked within 30m from where the delivery vehicle parks. Bags will be un-bagged at no extra cost if requested.

  • Multiple Payment Options

    Make use of our wide choice of payment options. Including Cheque/Credit/Debit cards, Select store cards, Zapper, Snapscan, Bank QR codes, EFT, Cash and more!