Because making money is not the intention of this small back-to-nature resort on the top of Suling Hill. However, we tasted a few recent Black Thorn durians and the flesh is more yellowish in colour than dark orange. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. There are more Black Thorn durians in Penang. The road will lead to a deforested moonscape with many possible junctions. It makes sense that anyone would want to devour a car-trunk load of durian like this. He cleaned it up, and took stock of which varieties he already had growing.
HSBC, AMEX, CIMB, Citibank, DBS/POSB, OCBC, Stanchart and UOB cardholders get 20% off online purchases until 25 Sep 2020 . Back then, the old durian orchard was overgrown jungle. He felt sad that the more urbanized younger generations were growing up without getting the chance to experience nature. . Take the last turn carefully, as it’s both steep and sharp. 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. And today his 6 acre farm is one of the most popular spots to eat Black Thorn. “There are a lot of branded durian this year such as Musang King, Black Thorn and Ang Heh (Red Prawn). Good quality Black Thorn is difficult to find, especially the kind with flesh that puckers with skin so fragile it ruptures under your most delicate attempts to pick it up, spilling a cream that melts like butter in your mouth . Your email address will not be published. Durian Black Thorn which is also known as Duri Hitam (Malay), Ochee (Chinese), and Hei Tze, Durian Black Thorn has a bright yellow and rosy orange hue, with its signature mark being its thick core and a reddish-brown line along the middle of the durian.. Black Thorn’s flesh is thick and creamy. Since we noticed a spike on our Black Thorn videos recently, let us share our thoughts about Black Thorn Durian. The taste is in between of Musang King and XO durian variety.
What is Black Thorn Durian and it is Worth To Buy? Some people prefer Black Thorn than Musang King due to its strong flavour and its creamy texture but its high pricing might not suitable for many. Copyright © yearofthedurian.com - Powered by Love for Durian. Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. There was Red Prawn, Hor Lor, D101, Tekkah and Green Skin. The accommodations on Suling Hill are rustic.
All rights reserved. Black Thorn durian has the most similar shape like Musang King durian. The Black Thorn Durian from Penang should have dark orange colour flesh like in the photo. 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. Black Thorn is not expensive on Suling Hill.
Contact me at [email protected], I think I still prefer musang king more. And you can’t take it away with you. He kept the durians he liked eating most – Red Prawn, Tekkah and Green Skin – and converted the durians he didn’t like eating to Black Thorn by topping them and grafting the new buds on to the old trees, but kept. Black thorn durian. All Black Thorn purchased must be eaten on the premises of Suling Hill.
Your email address will not be published. Black Thorn has won a few awards for the past 3 years even overtakes the well-known HOLOH and RED PRAWN ( ANGHEI ) in Penang. $100 for 4.
Mr. Ong made enough money manufacturing incense sticks to be used in Chinese temples. Pine nuts with macadamia nuts and white lotus paste baked mooncake. There is also a meditation hall, where groups seeking respite from the stress of urban life can practice. Lastly, we just want to remind everyone about Durian Scammers especially online. The tidy lawn has been flattened to make way for camping tents. However, the real reason of its name is the small tiny black thorn poking out of the tiny hole at the bottom of the fruit. Then around 2000, he discovered Suling Hill.
Black Thorn Durian is a hybrid durian so it is created for a new variation of taste and marketing too.
$76 for 4. It’s intended as a form of glamping. Remember to keep social distancing, be safe and enjoy durian.
We tasted two variations of Black Thorn Durian. It’s very quiet, unless of course you are with a rowdy group. Champagne truffle snowskin mooncake. Black Thorn Durian is also known as D200. 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. Probably a couple of years down the road, the price will be relatively similar to Musang King. This is another reason why so many people die die also must try Black Thorn Durian. There are toilets and showers. May 30, 2020 Leave a Comment Black Thorn is not expensive on Suling Hill. Durian trader Tan Chee Keat said the A-list Musang King would not cost a bomb but would be more affordable now. 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. Because of this is still a relatively new breed, not many farms have this yet so it is still expensive. $76 for 8. Do we love the taste? But you’re meant to be spending as much time in the great outdoors as possible. Originated from Penang, Black Thorn durians have become the most sought after durian after taking the title. $78 for 8. The Black Thorn durian is roundish in shape and it looks like a sign of a star at the bottom of the fruit. 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. After that you’ll need to look for a small road to the left wit a signboard for Suling Hill. We should be proud as Malaysia has the best durians in the world.
Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Please share where in Penang is the store located? Black Thorn has won a few awards for the past 3 years even overtakes the well-known HOLOH and RED PRAWN ( ANGHEI ) in Penang. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). 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. Facebook | Suling Hill Website | WhatsApp: 019-5667477. The truth it, you can’t even buy Black Thorn durian in Klang Valley as it is out stock most of the time. A warning: finding Suling Hill is not easy. 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. People love this because it is softer in texture and not as filling as Musang King. Black Thorn Durian is also known as D200. This will be a good read for those who never tried Black Thorn Durian and for those who tasted, you might want read whether you have the same feeling like we do. And if you stay the night, you get first dibs. Well, if you never tasted a Black Thorn, why not? 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. 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. Black Thorn Durian @ D200. There is a restaurant and cafe where you can get coffee, Chinese tea, and Steamboat. “I think the Musang King will probably cost between RM20 and RM35 per kg, which is way cheaper than in previous years. Look carefully and you will notice it looks similar like Musang King Durian.
That’s why he keeps the price for his old-tree Black Thorns artificially low. The reason why it is so expensive because Black Thorn durians numbers are limited to Penang at first and there are farmers bringing it to Pahang. Required fields are marked *. Although he could have made a durian fortune, instead he had a dream of creating a place with a peaceful environment. You’ll need to follow GPS, so either use the map below or our Durian App to get directions on your phone. The trick is that you can’t make reservations for Black Thorn.
Black Thorn Durian is a hybrid durian so it is created for a new variation of taste and marketing too. Others were just being plain greedy-greedy. Black Thorn is definitely one of the better durians in terms of taste but definitely not ‘the best’. The several small chalets provide protection from the elements, but there is no air-conditioning and you have to bring your own mattress and sleeping bag. BLACK THORN also known as “ORCHI” , is a very new clone originated from Sungai Bakap, Province Wellesley ( South ) Penang.
Plan to spend at least a few hours wandering the trimmed gardens, or drinking Chinese tea in the breezy cafe. It looks like a black thorn sticking out from the butt of the durian. 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.
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+. I travel around 17 International trips per year. 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. Remember to follow us at www.instagram.com/placesandfoods and www.youtube.com/placesandfoods. From Penang Island, it’s about a 1-hour drive across the bridge to Suling Hill. BLACK THORN DURIAN (ORCHI) BLACK THORN also known as “ORCHI” , is a very new clone originated from Sungai Bakap, Province Wellesley ( South ) Penang. Now, you can find Black Thorn durian from Pahang but for very limited numbers. Required fields are marked *. Black Thorn is only available in the middle of the year and there are limited places that sell this variety of durian. Currently it is the most the well-known clone in Northern parts of Malaysia especially in Penang. 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. Earl grey tea and pearl snowskin mooncake. The taste is rich, creamy with slight hint of bitterness (but not as much as XO). Black Thorn Durian is also known as D200.