Star Fruit
Star Fruit
Star Fruit
Star Fruit
Star Fruit
Star Fruit
Star Fruit
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Star Fruit

Regular price
$59.50
Sale price
$59.50
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Star Fruit trees - also known as Carambola, 5 cornered fruit and Starfruit - produce an absolutely delicious tasting and gorgeous to look at fruit! A wonderful addition to the home garden or orchard, they are heavy croppers with refreshing, sweet, juicy fruit.

When sliced, the fruit looks just like a star and look fantastic on a cheese and fruit platter, topping a pavlova or in a fruit salad. It can also be used in chutneys and preserves.

The trees will take around 4 years to begin producing fruit, and once they start, you may get two crops a year; they are a heavy copper.

Please contact us if you have any questions about buying this fruit tree.

Tree Specifications

Scientific Name
Averrhoa Carambola
Also Known As
Starfruit, Star Fruit, Carambola, 5 Cornered Fruit
Fruiting Months
March, April, May, June, July, August (calendar)
Purchase Height
40-50 cms
Maximum Height
2-5 metres
Pot Size
0.5 Litre
Propagation Method
Seedling
Self-Pollinating
Self-Pollinating

Top Tips for Planting

  • Requires well drained soil with lots of organic matter.
  • Daily watering on soil above existing root area is required especially in the first 12-16 weeks whilst becoming established.

Top Tips for Growing

  • Plant in full sun with shelter from strong winds.
  • Fertilize regularly.

FAQs

Is it suitable for growing in pots?

Starfruit can be grown successfully in a large pot. 

How much water does it require?

When will it start fruiting?

Delivery Information

Please contact us if you would like to discuss delivery options. There is a minimum order requirement of $65 and delivery charges apply. Alternatively, order online and come and collect from us. See our Collection and Delivery Policy (Shipping Policy) for more information.


Fruit Trees make Great Gifts!

How about giving a Fruit Tree for someone's birthday or special occasion?

For something extra special, you can choose a tree that will bear fruit around that time.

Check out our Fruiting Calendar to find the perfect variety.

Not sure what to choose? Consider a gift card.