Kamrak, Star fruit - Plant

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

Interesting Fact: Shape of this fruit resembles a star especially cross-section of the cut fruit looks like a 5-pointed star. Starfruit is a small to medium sized juicy tropical exotic fruit. This fruit has oxalic acid in it and because of this, it is acidic in nature.

Starfruits are sweet or sour fruit. Usually, this fruit shape is like a star with a ribbed structure. The yellow fruit is 3-4 inch long with waxy skin and 5 prominent ridges.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height48 inch (122 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Foreign peach, carambola, five corners, star fruit, kamrakh and kamranga
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 2 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

    Starfruit is propagated from the grafting, budding, and layering as well as from the seeds. Planting distance of the starfruit plants is 8 meter x 8 meter.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Sandy loam soil
    Temperature 25 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Kamrak special feature

    Fruit shape

    Kamrak uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This plant grows in the garden

    Medicinal Use:

    • Starfruit is a good source of vitamin-A, vitamin-C, and B-complex

    Culinary Use:

    • Sweet fruits can be eaten fresh and sour fruits can be used for making pickling or a substitute for tamarind

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Kamrak?

    Kamrak is commonly known as Foreign peach, carambola, five corners, star fruit, kamrakh and kamranga

    How tall do Kamrak grow?

    On average Kamrak grows Up to 2 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 Full Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Kamrak need?

    A Kamrak prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Kamrak need?

    A Kamrak prefers Sandy loam soil

    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, Apply any organic fertilizer.


    Thursday, 23 January 2020

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Chandoni Basu

    Friday, 22 November 2019

    perfect gift for your office and home.

    Anshul Raj Khurana

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    very durable plant to a wide range of conditions

    Sonali Karkhanis
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