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Averrhoa carambola - Star Fruit


Averrhoa carambola - Star Fruit (Averrhoa carambola - Star Fruit)

This Star fruit tree was loaded with fruit. I've never seen it with so many. Photo taken at the San Diego Zoo on Jan. 6, 2014.



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I saw one for sale - about 5'@$79. I almost bought!

31 Aug, 2014

 

I've seen them growing in Hayward, Santa Clara and San Jose. They do need a protected spot in the Bay Area, though.

31 Aug, 2014

 

Your kidding me!..Where they with fruit?. I've never heard that with Starfruit. I like the crunchy apple flavor with a tropical touch.

2 Sep, 2014

 

My dad had one in San Jose which flowered; however, did not fruit. I've never seen one with fruit up there...however, you never know everyone who's growing them.

I saw several growing next to an inn close to the University of Santa Clara. It's been several years ago, though.

3 Sep, 2014



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