INTERACTIVE: Durian season is in full swing, and here's what you need to know


Durian stall owner in Kota Baru, Kelantan Wan Mohd Faizal Wan Mohd Noor, 39, displaying one of the Musang King durian that he sells at his stall at Jalan Tok Kenali Wakaf Stan. - Bernama photo (2021) ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

PETALING JAYA: There's plenty of good reasons why the durian is called the king of fruits.

Durio zibethinus Murr – the botanical name of the Malaysian durian – reigns supreme as the country’s top fruit with 377,251 metric tonnes produced in 2019, according to the Agriculture Department.

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