You asked: Does durian grow in Vietnam?

What country is durian grown in?

About durian

Distribution: durian is mostly grown in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Which country is the largest producer of durian?

Durian is native to Southeast Asia, specifically to the Indonesian islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Unsurprisingly, Indonesia is one of the world’s leading producers of durian.

Production of durian in Indonesia from 2011 to 2020 (in 1,000 metric tons)

Characteristic Production of durian in thousand metric tons

Why is durian illegal?

Durian. What is it? A large, smelly fruit that looks like jack fruit or a green porcupine. Why it’s illegal: The fruit smells so pungeantly bad that many public places, such as hotels and bus stations, prohibit people from carrying it.

Do Vietnamese like durian?

Most varieties in Vietnam are very mild and taste more like vanilla than durian, with a mild aroma, although I thought the wild highlands durian were some of the best durians I have ever tasted, comparable to those I enjoyed in Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.

Why is durian smelly?

First evidence of rare amino acid in plants. … As the team of scientists has shown, the amino acid plays a key role in the formation of the characteristic durian odor. The pulp of a ripe durian emits an unusually potent and very persistent smell that is reminiscent of rotten onions.

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