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Star Fruit

Star Fruit

The fruit has distinctive ridges running down its sides – in cross-section it resembles a star.  The entire fruit is edible; it does not need to be peeled.  The skin is smooth and waxy and turns a light to dark yellow when ripe.  The flesh is translucent and light yellow to yellow in color.  They can contain seeds.  They have a consistency similar to that of a grape.

 
Growing Area 
Florida
 
Handling and Storage  
Look for fruit with brown ridges that feel firm.  They have been described as tasting like a mix of apples, pears and citrus fruits.
 
Varieties
Sweet; Sour
 
Common Names 
Carambola
 
Availability 
Year round from hot houses; Summer – June – August




NUTRITIONAL DATA

Star Fruit Nutritional Data

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