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Carambola (Star Fruit) Videos:

Carambola: Overview

Carambola is also known as Star Fruit, because of its star-shape fruit and is readily found in the South Florida area.  It is a unique tasting fruit, which has been compared to papaya, orange, and grapefruit all at once.  Please see the other videos and publications on this page for more detailed information.

Carambola Tree Loaded with Winter Fruit Crop

Dr. Crane showcases a carambola tree loaded with fruit and discusses removing excess fruit to enhance future fruit production.