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Averrhoa carambola, Carambola, Starfruit, Five-finger, Balimbing

Averrhoa carambola

Carambola, Starfruit, Five-finger, Balimbing
Family: Oxalidaceae
Origin: South East Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Season: August - March. Small symetrical tree. Red and white flowers appear on bare branches or at leaf bases. Fruit has a thin, waxy, green-yellow, yellow or orange skin. Oblong and five-angled it is star-shaped when cut across the middle. It has a sweet, watery, slightly acid, pleasant tasting pulp that is eaten raw or preserved. Seedlings have been known to bear in 3 years. Large trees have been known to survive 26°F without damage but young trees must be protected from frost and wind. Fruits very prolifically. Eaten fresh, in salads, as garnishes and in drinks. Varieties: Arkin, Fwang Tung, Kari, Sri Kembangan. The plant will fruit in container even when in small size (2-3 ft).


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Starfruit tree Arkin, Grafted (Averrhoa carambola)

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Starfruit tree Kari, Grafted (Averrhoa carambola)

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Starfruit tree Sri Kembangan, Grafted (Averrhoa carambola)

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
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