Starfruit, Averrhoa carambola

Starfruit

FAMILY:
Oxiladiaceae

ORIGIN:
Central Asia

DESCRIPTION:
Slow-growing, multi-branched; grows to 25ft.; showy fragrant flowers that produce star-shaped fruit

CULTIVATION:
Full sun; grows best in evenly moist loam

PROPAGATION:
Seed

COMMENTS:
Prone to chlorosis; fruit used for ornamental purposes

 

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