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Averrhoa carambola - Starfruit

59,95€ Tax included

In Winter a delay in delivery may appear because of night temperature! The weight of the plant in kg corresponds with the capacity of the pot in liter. The displayed gross amount may vary depending on the country of delivery due to different sales tax regulations.

In Germany Carambola (Averrhoa carambola) is already a well known tropical fruit - and it still is getting even more popular. If you cut open those oblong- oval fruits with their yellow- orange peel, the slices have the shape of a star. The juicy pulp of fruit tastes sweet with a slight and pleasant dash of acid. The crisp peel is edible. The slowly growing Carambola- plants usually have a short stem because they are grafted plants (as are the plants we sell to you). They are well branched plants and grow up to a shrub or small tree. The light green pinnate leaves with fluff at the bottom side fold together at night, in case of a drought or too intense sun. In winter, Carambola plants are evergreen or partly drop leaves, depending on the temperature in the winter quarter. The flowers smell sweet and in this country usually appear during the warm and bright summer months. In tropical climate, Carambola plants bloom in intervals throughout the year.

punkt_gruen.gif Quality : delicious fruits with exotic shape; eye-catching orange-coloured peel; fragrant flowers; pleasant and unformal growth; pinnate leaves
punkt_gruen.gif Use: all year in a heated greenhouse or bright room; in pots from May outside on balcony, terrace and in the garden - a well sheltered place povided

Height2,5 - 3 m
OriginAsia (tropic)
Flowering periodSpring
Color of flowersrose
FruitsEdible Fruits
FragranceFragrant Flowers
GrowthTree or Shrub
winter temperature20 (+/- 5) °C
Minimum temperature3 °C
Hardiness Zones10


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