Star Fruit

Carambola are small symmetrical trees that fruit very prolifically. They are commonly eaten fresh, in salads, as garnishes and in drinks. The fruit have a sweet citrus-like flavour that is both delicious and refreshing.

Averrhoa carambola ‘ARKIN’
Height: 8ft
Minimum Temp Tolerated: 28F
Notes:
Popular commercial variety, very heavy cropper of uniform very sweet juicy firm flesh with few seeds. Fruit 100mm in length with small wings and bright yellow skin. Aug-March.

Averrhoa carambola ‘FWANG TUNG’
Height: 8ft
Minimum Temp Tolerated: 28F
Notes:
A Thai variety of carambola. Fruits are known for high quality & flavour. Known to be a productive tree, even at a smaller height. Star shape is profound with this cultivar. Aug-March.

Averrhoa carambola ‘KARI’
Height: 8ft
Minimum Temp Tolerated: 28F
Notes:
A Hawaiian selection very similar to the Sri Kembangan, but with fewer seeds. Aug-March.

Averrhoa carambola ‘SRI KEMBAGAN’
Height: 8ft
Minimum Temp Tolerated: 28F
Notes:
A selection from Thailand that is compact with thick ribs and is orange-yellow in colour. Aug-March.

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