Description for Harfarauri, Star gooseberry (Grafted)
Star Gooseberry plant is a tree. The trees are the dense and bushy crown, tough main branches. At the tips of clusters are of deciduous, green, long branchlets. In general, the star gooseberry tree very much looks like the bilimbi tree. The fruits are numerous, oblate, clustered form. They are pale yellow, waxy, crisp and juicy, and very sour in a test.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Harfarauri, Star gooseberry, Malay gooseberry, Tahitian gooseberry, Country gooseberry, Starberry||Green||june to August||25-30 ft||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Planting of Star gooseberry should be done during July to August with a spacing of 6 x 6 meter in pits size of 1 x 1m or 1.25 x 1.25m. Before Planting, you can mix organic fertilizer or vermicompost in the soil.
|Full to partial sunlight||Well-drain soil||Medium||25 to 35 degree C||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Harfarauri
- Regular and abundant watering are essential at the young age.
- Once the tree gets established it does require frequent watering.
- In any case, water stagnation must be avoided.
Typical uses of Harfarauri
Special features: Star gooseberry can eat mature fruits which has pungent, overwhelmingly sour and astringent taste.
Culinary use: Mature fruits are edible.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Mature fruit contains Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Phosphorous, Ascorbic acid, and Thiamine.