MALAYSIA: Durian tree is Sabah’s new attraction


A wild durian tree in the central Tongod district of Sabah is set to become a tourist attraction. The tree, also known as ‘red durian tree’, has been recognised for being the oldest and tallest tree in Tongod. At an acknowledgement ceremony, Kuamat assemblyman Datuk Masiung Banah said the tree, measuring 57.7m in height, is believed to be over 100 years old. The tree in Kampung Kenang-Kenangan is said to be able to produce up to 2,000 fruits each season.

 

Source: The Star Online




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