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"Musang King" Durian: Durio zibethinus

"Musang King" Durian: Durio zibethinus

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"Musang King" Durian: Durio zibethinus Seeds

 

One of the most popular and pricier varieties is the Musang King. It's characterised by its large size, and the creamy and golden-yellow flesh of Musang King is notably rich, smooth, and custard-like in texture.

Musang King durian seeds are typically smaller compared to the seeds of some other durian varieties. However, the size of the seeds can vary.

Flavour: Rich and bittersweet
Texture: Creamy and buttery

Description/Taste


Musang King durians are medium to large fruits, averaging 2 to 4 kilograms, and generally have an oval to slightly lopsided shape with a long stem. The surface is covered in large, pyramidal spikes that are wide and spaced apart, and the spikes range in variegated hues of yellow, brown, tan, to green. Musang King durians also have visible, vertical seams connecting a flat canopy of a treecrown surrounding the stem to a distinct five-point, brown star on the bottom of the fruit. The spikes typically point away from the seams, and the star, seams, and angular spikes are distinguishing features of the variety as Musang King is often counterfeited. Underneath the surface, the husk can be cut and torn open to reveal a white, spongy interior, encasing multiple thick a part into which a leaf is dividedlobes of flesh in chambers. Each bright yellow lobe has a wrinkled appearance with a semi-firm skin, containing a soft, creamy, dense, and smooth, paste-like consistency. Within the flesh, there are also narrow and flat, small red-brown seeds. Musang King durians have a sulfuric-sweet scent, considered less pungent than other durian varieties, and a rich, candy-sweet flavor with hints of ginger, tropical fruits, and garlic.

Durian
 (Durio zibethinus
is the edible fruit of several tree species belonging to the genus Durio. There are 30 recognised Durio species, native to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand; at least nine of which produce edible fruit. Some people regard the durian as having a pleasantly sweet fragrance, whereas others find the aroma overpowering and unpleasant. The persistence of its odour, which may linger for several days, led certain hotels and public transportation services in Southeast Asia to ban the fruit. However, the nineteenth-century British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace described its flesh as "a rich custard highly flavoured with almonds". The flesh can be consumed at various stages of ripeness, and it is used to flavour a wide variety of savoury and sweet desserts in Southeast Asian cuisines. The seeds can also be eaten when cooked.

Musang king Description :
Not fibrous and very soft. There is a layer like plastic on the outside of the fruit flesh Taste Very sweet, slightly milky and typical of Musangking

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