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 Height||48 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 careWater 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.
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 |
|Soil ||Sandy loam soil|
|Temperature ||25 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Kamrak special feature
- This plant grows in the garden
- Starfruit is a good source of vitamin-A, vitamin-C, and B-complex
- 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?
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
Friday, 22 November 2019
perfect gift for your office and home.
Sunday, 17 November 2019
very durable plant to a wide range of conditions
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