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  1. Well, I think so. If you like durian, it still tastes good. Monthong durian is still a good fruit, it just doesn't compare (IMHO) to the real deal. If you've never had durian, it will give you a rough idea of what a durian tastes like, although the texture will be off.

    Anything's better than no durian at all, right? 😉

  2. The best way that I found personally is by smelling. But smells can fool you. Then shake it. If you hear something is dangling inside, it means the durian got to be small on the inside. But if you hear nothing, then that means it is compact and good to go.

    The final resort is through observation. That is colour. Most durians with that golden or yellowish and orange colour, tend to stand out. They are the best.

  3. I have 3 Durian trees growing on my property here in Far North Queensland and finally 2 trees are bearing fruit, I think one is the Mon Tong variety as the fruits are huge Im just hoping that they ripen soon but not all at the same time. there's only so much Durian one can eat.

  4. I have 3 Durian trees growing on my property here in Far North Queensland and finally 2 trees are bearing fruit, I think one is the Mon Tong variety as the fruits are huge Im just hoping that they ripen soon but not all at the same time. there's only so much Durian one can eat.

  5. I have a grafted durian, and I want to plant in a large pot. Because I don't have big space to plant it in my area. The question is can this durian tree will it survive for a long year in a pot? any one can help me.

    • I had to ask my friend Jay from http://www.tropicalfruithunters.com about this one. Here's what he says:

      "I believe a grafted durian will do just fine in a container…don't let the container be much bigger than the root mass. Once it starts producing several branches and well established in the container, then the plant can begin to be pruned/shaped how they wish. They as if the tree will survive a long year. I'm assuming they are asking "many years". I would say absolutely it can. Now, will it get the growth necessary to begin fruiting in the normal time? Depends upon where they are located I imagine. I wish I had a nice grafted tree to try on my own!!!"

      Hope that helps 🙂

  6. Did you write that future article on how to pick a ripe durian including the frozen ones? If so, please post the link. If not, I hope you are still planning to do it. So far I've only seen whole frozen durians or frozen prepackaged durians available in Toronto. Bought them twice. Lucked out on the first one; it was very tasty. Not so lucky on the second; it had a milder flavour.

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