Probably a couple of years down the road, the price will be relatively similar to Musang King.

May 30, 2020 Leave a Comment Black Thorn is not expensive on Suling Hill. Well, if you never tasted a Black Thorn, why not? I travel around 17 International trips per year. Black Thorn is only available in the middle of the year and there are limited places that sell this variety of durian.

BLACK THORN also known as “ORCHI” , is a very new clone originated from Sungai Bakap, Province Wellesley ( South ) Penang. ANNOUNCEMENTS / PRESS RELEASES / STATEMENTS, Temporary suspension of EMS and airmail to Malaysia by Japan Post, FashionTV F Pop-up Café to Open at The Sail Melaka, Ming Sate Hut Pork Satay Plaza Mahkota Melaka, 4 Day 3 Nights Bangkok Weekend Shopping Itinerary, Top 20 Chinese Food in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Four New Night Markets To Visit in Bangkok for 2016, The Truth about Musang King Durian Rejected by China, How to Install and Download Pokemon Go in Malaysia and Singapore, New Requirements for Malaysians Travelling to France, 3000 Chinese Tourists Cancelled Trip to Malaysia and Visit Thailand Due to New Tourism Tax, The Cost Of Living in KL for Fresh Graduates. A warning: finding Suling Hill is not easy. Sometimes you don’t get the black thorn sticking out as it fell off during the transfer of durians from the farm to the seller. Then around 2000, he discovered Suling Hill. Currently it is the most the well-known clone in Northern parts of Malaysia especially in Penang. On a clear day, you can see Komtar Tower. Luckily, at this point you can see the hill in front of you, so continue straight onwards until the red dirt path turns back to concrete and tilts steeply upwards. A place you could sit outdoors watching the sunsets, and families with small children could bond over learning about local fruits and vegetables. We tasted two variations of Black Thorn Durian. When people first found out he was selling not just any Black Thorn durian, but old-tree Black Thorn durian, at such low prices, many people came to try to fill their cars. When the rest are selling at Rm65 per kg plus (in 2019, prices reached Rm115 in some places) Mr. Ong has stuck his price at an impossibly low Rm40 per kilo and is sticking by that decision. But you’re meant to be spending as much time in the great outdoors as possible. There was Red Prawn, Hor Lor, D101, Tekkah and Green Skin. Required fields are marked *. The flesh is not as thick as Musang King so it is lighter in texture and it also has the slight bitter after taste like XO durian.

It’s very quiet, unless of course you are with a rowdy group. Black Thorn Durian @ D200. Remember to keep social distancing, be safe and enjoy durian. Others were just being plain greedy-greedy. The taste is in between of Musang King and XO durian variety. Your email address will not be published. Black Thorn Durian is a hybrid durian so it is created for a new variation of taste and marketing too. Take the last turn carefully, as it’s both steep and sharp. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. However, we tasted a few recent Black Thorn durians and the flesh is more yellowish in colour than dark orange. Black Thorn is definitely one of the better durians in terms of taste but definitely not ‘the best’. Take the Butterworth-Kulim Expressway until Exit 1505, Tasik Mengkuang. There are a handful durian stalls selling Black Thorn durians but mostly out of stock. Black Thorn Durian is also known as D200. It can make it a little awkward if you’re trying to organize for large groups, or just have some security that our Durian Tours will get fed. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Durian trader Tan Chee Keat said the A-list Musang King would not cost a bomb but would be more affordable now. And today his 6 acre farm is one of the most popular spots to eat Black Thorn. Yes, we do but we don’t feel it is the best. Originated from Penang, Black Thorn durians have become the most sought after durian after taking the title. There are more Black Thorn durians in Penang. Pine nuts with macadamia nuts and white lotus paste baked mooncake.

Copyright © yearofthedurian.com - Powered by Love for Durian. Black Thorn Durian is a hybrid durian so it is created for a new variation of taste and marketing too. From Penang Island, it’s about a 1-hour drive across the bridge to Suling Hill. He felt sad that the more urbanized younger generations were growing up without getting the chance to experience nature. It is called ‘Black Thorn’ or ‘Ochee’ and it beats other durian varieties such as Musang King, Red Prawn and the rest. A Father and traveler who enjoys to eat, shop, travel and taking pictures with Samsung S10+.

The origins of Black Thorn is from Penang as we were told and many farms in other states are now trying to grow this breed due to its demand. Raffles Hotel.

Black Thorn has won a few awards for the past 3 years even overtakes the well-known HOLOH and RED PRAWN ( ANGHEI ) in Penang. There are toilets and showers. $78 for 8.

The taste is rich, creamy with slight hint of bitterness (but not as much as XO). We heard so many stories about Durian scammers. Although he could have made a durian fortune, instead he had a dream of creating a place with a peaceful environment. We should be proud as Malaysia has the best durians in the world. Back then, the old durian orchard was overgrown jungle. There are benches dotting the orchard where you can seek some quiet personal time to think, or dream, or just stare out over the distant skyline of Bukit Mertajam. They wanted to buy Mr. Ong’s Black Thorn at a low price and flip it at 100% profit to the middlemen around George Town and Bukit Mertajam.

In the year 2011, Serene Orchard Sdn Bhd won the National Champion in the durian competition organized by the Ministry of Agriculture ( MOA ) even overtakes the well-known Musan King from Pahang. Required fields are marked *. Make sure you bought durian online for someone you trust or someone know purchased from them before. That’s why he keeps the price for his old-tree Black Thorns artificially low. Because of this is still a relatively new breed, not many farms have this yet so it is still expensive. You’ll need to follow GPS, so either use the map below or our Durian App to get directions on your phone. Due to its popularity, the price of Black Thorn can fetched over RM 40/kg in 2017 and during the shortage of durians, they fetched over RM 100/kg and now it is ranging RM 80/kg and above. There is also a meditation hall, where groups seeking respite from the stress of urban life can practice. People love this because it is softer in texture and not as filling as Musang King. After that you’ll need to look for a small road to the left wit a signboard for Suling Hill. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.



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