In Indonesia, durians – the smelly “king of fruit” – can be found without spikes. In Indonesia, durians – the smelly “king of fruit” – can be found without spikes.
In Indonesia, durians – the smelly “king of fruit” – can be found without spikes.

Durians without spikes excite scientists, but discovery frustrates them as they struggle to reproduce bald version of the smelly ‘king of fruit’

  • The first bald durian was recorded in 2007 on the Indonesian island of Lombok, growing with a host of regular spiked durians on a villager’s tree
  • Attempts to produce more by grafting cuttings from that tree have largely failed, with only two per cent of blossoms on one tree turning into bald durians

Topic |   Food and agriculture
In Indonesia, durians – the smelly “king of fruit” – can be found without spikes. In Indonesia, durians – the smelly “king of fruit” – can be found without spikes.
In Indonesia, durians – the smelly “king of fruit” – can be found without spikes.
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