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Kamrak, Star fruit - Plant

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Description

Starfruit has an unusual shape, which resembles a five-pointed star when sliced.

Star fruit is a small, slow growing evergreen perennial tree in Oxalidaceae family. It has a lot of branches and young plant has a shape of a pyramid. The leaf is small and oval in shape. The upper surface of the leaf is smooth and is yellowish green in colour.

The fruits are oval and its cross cut will give a star shape.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 36 inch (91 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Foreign peach, Carambola, Five corners, Star fruit, Kamrakh
Maximum Reachable Height 16 -39 feet
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time Winter
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
  • While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Kamrak care

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Grow well in pH range of 6.5 to 7.5
  • Temperature 25 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Kamrak special feature

    Fruit shape

    Kamrak uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • Starfruit is a good source of vitamin-A, vitamin-C, and B-complex
    • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

    Culinary Use:

    • Sweet fruits can be eaten fresh and sour fruits can be used for making pickling or a substitute for tamarind
    • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Kamrak?

    Kamrak is commonly known as Foreign peach, Carambola, Five corners, Star fruit, Kamrakh

    How tall do Kamrak grow?

    On average Kamrak grows 16 -39 feet

    What color are Kamrak?

    A Kamrak plant bears flowers of color Pink

    When Kamrak blooms?

    With enough light, Kamrak may produce Pink flowers in Winter

    How hard is Kamrak to grow?

    A Kamrak is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Kamrak need?

    A Kamrak prefers

  • More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.
  • How much water does a Kamrak need?

    A Kamrak prefers watering

  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • What kind of soil does a Kamrak need?

    A Kamrak prefers

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Grow well in pH range of 6.5 to 7.5
  • What temperature does a Kamrak like?

    A Kamrak prefers 25 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Kamrak?

    To encourage Kamrak growth,

  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
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