Region 2 or West, Central and South Region

  • Region 2 or West, Central and South Region

Description

Region 2 or West, Central and South Region compries southern Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, Pahang and Johore. This region usually has two dry spells of 2-3 weeks in January-February and July-August with the wet weather occuring from October to December. Thus, there tend to be two durian flowering seasons, February-April and July-September, and two fruit seasons with the main season from June to August and the smaller off season in December-January. The main durian growing areas in Region 2 includes the famous Balik Pulau in Penang; Parit, Kuala Kangsar and Batang Padang in Perak; Jasin in Malacca; and Segamat, Muar and Batu Pahat In Johore. Pahang is best represented by Bentong, Raub, Lipis and Temerloh while Jerantut has only one durian season in December-January.

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