Growing Starfruit

Growing Starfruit

Is there anything more satisfying than walking out to your yard picking something to eat? Growing starfruit may very well be one of the easiest fruits you can grow in Florida.  When friends ask for a fruit tree suggestion, this is always in my top three.  Now, there may be limited uses for the overwhelming harvests of fruit, but that is when you become the most popular coworker, friend and neighbor!   We planted our small tree in the spring of 2012 and after a little more than two years we are regular picking fruit and certainly have more than we could ever eat.  You can see in this comparison how quickly starfruit (also called Carambola) trees will grow.  Today our tree is about ten feet tall, so almost all of the fruit is still within reach when we really get on our tippy toes.  … Read Full Post
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