A little about Lansium domesticum (Duku Fruit Tree).
You may be wondering, what is a DUKU, why did they decide on that name for their company and again what is a DUKU? Well below is some great information from WikiPedia. The reason we decided on this name for our company (besides the domain name being available) is that the Duku tree has many different uses, it is complex yet simple, it is multi-faceted and powerful yet majestic.
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The tree is average sized, reaching 30 meters in height and 75 centimeters in diameter. Seedling trees 30 years old planted at 8 x 8 meter spacing can have a height of 10 meters and diameter of 25 cm. The trunk grows in an irregular manner, with its buttress roots showing above ground. The tree's bark is a greyish color, with light and dark spots. Its resin is thick and milk coloured.
The fruit can be elliptical, oval, or round, measuring 2 to 7 centimeters by 1.5 to 5 centimeters (0.59 to 1.97 in) in size. Fruits look much like small potatoes and are borne in clusters similar to grapes. The larger fruits are on the variety known as Duku. It is covered by thin, yellow hair giving a slightly fuzzy aspect. The skin thickness varies with the varieties, from 2 millimeters to approximately 6 millimeters. The fruit contains 1 to 3 seeds, flat, and bitter tasting; the seeds are covered with a thick, clear-white aril that tastes sweet and sour. The taste has been likened to a combination of grape and grapefruit and is considered excellent by most. The sweet juicy flesh contains sucrose, fructose, and glucose. For consumption, cultivars with small or undeveloped seeds and thick aril are preferred.