Durian (Durio zibethinus)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: to 150 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 6 to 12 inches long with a hard, spiny shell.
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 7 days
Other info: Seeds lose viability quickly so must be sowed fresh.
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Grafting
Pollinators: Bats

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