Star Fruit 'Fwang Tung' (Averrhoa carambola)

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Carambola, commonly known as Star Fruit for it's crisp star-shaped fruit, is a fast-growing, heavy producing tropical fruit tree. The Fwang Tung is a Thai Carambola cultivar known for being an especially prolific producer with very large, very pronounced star-shaped fruit. Fwang Tung fruit is especially sweet with a delicious grape-like flavor.  

Carambola produces prolific and gorgeous, pink, purple, and white flowers. These flowers stem off of woody branches, and bear a lot of fruit in the summer and fall. The bright yellow fruit is naturally waxy and each fruit is about 4-6" long.  The flavor is similar to a sweet-tart blend of green apple, pear, grape, and citrus.

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Small: 2" Peat Pots
Medium: 4" Coconut Coir Pot
Large: 6" Peat Pot
X-Large: 8-10" Pot 
Citrus: 4x14" Pot

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Mature Carambola trees can produce 200 to 400 pounds of fruit per year! Star Fruit is rich source of dietary fibers, vitamins C, B2, B6 and B9 and minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, zinc and iron.

Large amounts of Star Fruit probably shouldn't be consumed by people with kidney issues due to the presence of oxalic acid (or oxalate) in this fruit. Oxalic acid is a naturally occurring in some fruits and vegetables (like Spinach).

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