Other Names:Civet fruit
Native to: Malaysia and Borneo
Fruit: The oval, spiny fruits are 6-12" long and can weigh up to 18 pounds. The fruit is known as the "king of fruits" in Asia. People usually either love it for its nutty, caramel flavor, or hate it due to its intensely unpleasant smell. Some businesses even ban the consumption of the fruit indoors.
Size: 90-130' tall
Hardiness: The durian is quite tropical and will be killed if the temperatures drop below 40F.
Propagation: Grafting and seeds
Uses: The durian is mostly eaten fresh. It is also used in various desserts.
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