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Averrhoa carambola (100 seeds)


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Averrhoa carambola (Oxalidaceae) It has a number of common names, including carambola and star fruit. is a small, slow-growing evergreen tree with a short-trunk or a shrub. The branches are drooping and the wood is white and turns reddish. It has a bushy shape with many branches producing a broad, rounded crown. The fruits are showy with an oblong shape and have a thin, waxy skin that is orange-yellow colored. Sowing : Seed should be sown in spring or during summer, in a well-drained seedling mix, and need only be covered lightly with the sowing mix, clean coarse sand or milled bark. The trays should be kept moist in a warm but shaded position. Locality : Ex Hort. Harvest : June 2020