Black Thorn is one of the most in-demand and expensive durians in the market. The flesh has a unique rosy orange shade to it, and it is smooth and soft. Those Black Thorn trees which are more matured will have a more fragrant taste to it. This durian is also fibreless and sticky. It’s also known as Durian Ochee and Duri Hitam.
Durian Black Gold Musang King is definitely lives up to its name with its unique taste and fragrance. It’s appearance of the husk also makes it stand out from the typical durians. It has a grayish-green tan with a hint of yellow to it and also the spikes resemble pyramids. These features make it easy for all to spot which is a Musang King durian and which it not.
Durian Musang King is not one to be messed around. It has a strong aroma to it, which might not be acceptable by many. Its appearance of the husk also makes it stand out from the typical durians. It has a grayish-green tan with a hint of yellow to it and also the spikes resemble pyramids. These features make it easy for all to spot which is a Musang King durian and which is not.
Taste = Sweet yet bitter; creamy and it melts in your mouth
Durian 101 is also one that will allow you to taste both the sweetness and bitterness of a durian, just like the Musang King. The texture of it is fibrous and thick, and its flesh can be peeled off from its flat seed easily, making it convenient to consume.
Golden Phoenix Durian comes with a slight pungent smell. It offers a thick and fibrous flesh with small seeds, with a pale colour that is similar to XO. Golden Phoenix Durian is extremely sharp and refreshing compared to the other popular durians
Taste = Sweet and fragrant; very faint bitter taste
Durian Red Prawn also known as Hong Xia, is in high demands in Pahang and Johor. As a result, many more durian orchards are beginning to cultivate them. It has a reddish and fleshy content with a sweet taste and a pungent odor. This makes it one of the favorite types of durians in Malaysia. This is commonly used to make durian ice creams and durian porridge!!
Durian XO has a strong alcoholic taste and more bitter. The pungent smell of this durian also signifies how good the durian is – the more pungent the better. The alcohol taste comes from the long period of fermentation of the durian in the shell, thus it was named after an alcoholic drink. It has a strong, bitter, and alcohol taste which is totally different from the pale color of the flesh.