Durian Fruit – The fruit rich in nutrients!!
The king of fruits
Nonthapuri Durian smell is famously divisive. But in Asia and the Pacific Islands, durian is known as the “King of Fruit.” Nonthaburi, Thailand, is known for cultivating some of the most sought-after durian varieties: Kan Yao and Mon Thong. In 2019, one Nonthaburi durian sold at auction for $48,000
The Durian(Durio zibethinus ) is the fruit of several tree species belonging to the genus Durio. The name “durian” is derived from the Malay-Indonesian languages word for duri or “spike”, a reference to the numerous spike protuberances of the fruit, together with the noun-building suffix -an. The durian fruits are ovoid to ellipsoid, large, weighing up to 5 kg with a thorny surface like jack and normally olive green in color. People have strong like or dislike for this fruit. Many like it, because of its sweet, delicious, and filling taste, while others dislike it for its highly objectionable odor. The penetrating odor is comparable to that of rotten onion ad is unacceptable to many. However, once the odor barrier is overcome by a strong determination, the experience of eating a good durian is never forgotten. Durian seeds are small, round to oval shape kernels, and appear like that of jackfruit seeds. Although boiled seeds can be eaten safely, many discard them. The seeds feature a bland taste akin to jackfruit seeds.
MAINTENANCE OF THE PLANTATION
Once a plantation has been established, the work should not be considered finished. It will be necessary, for example, to protect the plantation against weather, fire, insects and fungi, and animals. A variety of cultural treatments also may be required to meet the purpose of the plantation.
PEST & DISEASE DURIAN FRUIT TREES
Every fruit tree has the future potential for disease and insect damage. Factors such as location and weather will play a part in which issues your tree encounters. If available, disease-resistant trees are the best option for easy care; and for all trees, proper maintenance (such as watering, fertilizing, pruning, spraying, weeding, and fall cleanup) can help keep most insects and diseases at bay.
HARVESTING YOUR DURIAN FRUIT
Durian approximately 125-135 days after flower bloom, type change approximately 110-116 days after anthesis. Durian fruit ripeness perfect experience 4 months after anthesis. Left quotation based on physical signs, such as tip spines dark brown, the lines more clearly between the thorns, the fruit stalks are soft and easily bent, the joints swell the fruit stalk, smells wonderful. How to harvest by picking the fruit on the tree or cut with a knife. The part that is cut is the fruit stalk near the base of the stem and try the durian is not until the fall due to reduced fruit quality.