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Tropical Fruits in Sabah

  • 2011-06-13

Sabah has a tropical climate, rich in many kinds of tropical fruits, which can be divided into seasonal and non-seasonal fruit. Depending on when you will reach Sabah, aim for your prefer fruits, take note of the price, then you can enjoy the all these fruits in reasonable price!

◆ Seasonal

  1. Durian
    - Season: June ~ August
    - Price: RM 5 ~ 15 / KG (vary on its species)
    - known as the "King of Fruits".
     
  2. Mangosteen
    - Season: July ~ September
    - Price: RM 3 ~ 5 / KG
    - known as the "Queen of Fruits".
     
  3. Rambutan
    - Season: June ~ August
    - Price: RM 4 ~ 5 / KG
     
  4. Mango
    - Season: June ~ August
    - Price: RM 10 / several pcs
     
  5. Duku / Langsat
    - Season: July ~ September
    - Price: RM 3 ~ 6 / KG
    - Their appreance are similar.
     
  6. Salacca
    - Season: June
    - Price: RM 2 ~ 3 / bag
     
  7. Ciku
    - Season: March ~ July, September ~ November
    - Price: RM 5 ~ 6 / KG
     
  8. Jackfruit
    - Season: June ~ December
    - Price: RM3 / KG
     
  9. Cempedak
    - Season: May ~ October
    - Price: RM 2 ~ 3 / KG
     
  10. Tarap / Marang
    - Season: July ~ August
    - Price: RM 3 ~ 5 / pcs
    - Exclusive in Borneo.



◆ Non-seasonal

  1. Coconut
    - Price: RM 2.50 / pcs
     
  2. Watermelon
    - Price: RM 2 ~ 3 / KG
     
  3. Papaya
    - Price: RM 2 ~ 3 / KG
     
  4. Banana
    - Price: RM 2 ~ 5 / bunch (vary on its species)

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  • You may find it at markert (local peoples call it as "Pasar" or "Tamu").

    Kota Kinabalu: The Central Market (Pasar) [morning] and Below The Bridge [night], Gaya Street Sunday Market [morning], Filipino Market [morning/night],、Lido Square [morning], Foh Sang [afternoon], Donggongon Tamu [morning], Tanjung Aru [afternoon]... etc

    Sandakan: The Central Market, Pasar Kim Fung at Mile 4, Roundabout at Mile 7, Pasar at Mile 8.

    Tawau: The Central Market.
     
  • The price listed above may vary depends on location, quantity and season.
     
  • If you are lucky, you may find some fruits even not in its season.
     
  • Please keep in mind that: Do not eat too much!
    So as not to cause physical discomfort, delay or destroy the your travel plan.

 

Special thanks to yaume

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