Averrhoa carambola 5seeds

2,95

Averrhoa carambola 5seeds

2,95

The carambola (Averrhoa carambola) is a species of plant in the family Oxalidaceae. It is a relative of the smaller blimbing (Averrhoa bilimbi). It is a tree up to 12 m high with short trunk and spread branches, which can lose its leaves in dry times. The leaves, up to 20 cm long, are alternately placed and oddly pinnate. The seven to eleven, up to 8 x 3.7 cm leaflets are smooth-edged, oval, glossy and smooth on the upper side and dull on the underside. The red to violet flowers are in branched clusters with red branches in the leaf axils.
The fruits are ripe greenish to dark yellow in color. The up to 9 x 15 cm large, oval fruit has five or six sharp, angular ribs; A cross-section of the carambola resembles a star. The skin is smooth and waxy. The flesh is firm and juicy and light yellow to dark yellow in color. The fruits are seedless or contain 12 mm large seeds. The carambola tastes sour to sweet and sour.

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Description

The carambola (Averrhoa carambola) is a species of plant in the family Oxalidaceae. It is a relative of the smaller blimbing (Averrhoa bilimbi). It is a tree up to 12 m high with short trunk and spread branches, which can lose its leaves in dry times. The leaves, up to 20 cm long, are alternately placed and oddly pinnate. The seven to eleven, up to 8 x 3.7 cm leaflets are smooth-edged, oval, glossy and smooth on the upper side and dull on the underside. The red to violet flowers are in branched clusters with red branches in the leaf axils.
The fruits are ripe greenish to dark yellow in color. The up to 9 x 15 cm large, oval fruit has five or six sharp, angular ribs; A cross-section of the carambola resembles a star. The skin is smooth and waxy. The flesh is firm and juicy and light yellow to dark yellow in color. The fruits are seedless or contain 12 mm large seeds. The carambola tastes sour to sweet and sour.

Additional information

Weight 0,0100 kg
USDA zone

Zone 10: -1.1 to + 4.4 degrees

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