Carambola fruits are a long ribbed shape that when Sliced are star shaped. The skin is thin, light to dark yellow and smooth with a waxy surface. The flesh is light yellow to yellow, translucent, crisp and very juicy, and has a sweet tropical cordial like flavour.

Carambola Tree (Five Corner / Star fruit)

  • The carambola is a slow-growing , short-trunked evergreen tree with a bushy canopy that is broad and rounded. Mature trees reach around 6 metres. They can also be grown in a large pot and are a very ornamental looking fruit tree .They can be grown in most soils but need a lot of water and warm summers to be their best.They take 3 years to fruit and generall fruit twice a year .