Apple wood for smoking, but... crabapple???

A friend of mine is trimming a crab apple tree way back and knew I was
looking for wood for my smoker, and has a bunch saved up letting it dry. Is
this good wood to use? Or is there something about the crab apple wood that
I shouldn't use it?



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