Durio zibethinus

Common name in Sri Lanka is Durian tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Duriyan
Botanical Name  Durio zibethinus
Origin of species  Exotic
Family  Malvaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V9
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 14
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -1.3 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -10-20 cm
-Width -4-6 cm
-Texture -Coarse
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Slow
Crown type  Conical crown
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Wide range of soils
Impact on Soil  Add organic matter
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses  Fruit, Cooked seed
Economic Importance  Fruit, medicine, timber
Distribution  Low and mid country wet zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  June-October
Flower Color  Yellow
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit