Averrhoa (Cucumber Tree and Star Fruit Tree)

Cucumber Tree and Star Fruit Tree are medium sized trees and belong to a small tropical Asian genus of evergreen trees within the sorrel or shamrock family (Oxalidaceae). They have large, glossy foliage and are cauliflorous, i.e. flowers and fruits are produced on older branches or trunks. Fruits are edible and have a refreshing. slightly sour taste. For any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot throught the year. In winter keep plants at a minimum of some 15°C (optimal: 20°C) with reduced watering.
Sow flat in any humus rich, well drained soil at some 25°C. Keep soil only slightly moist and pots in full sun (winter) to partial shaded (summer). Seed is alway very scarce.
5 seeds per package.
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Averrhoa bilimbi (Cucumber Tree)

Averrhoa bilimbi (Cucumber Tree)

3 (7)m, Cucumber Tree is a tropical tree with cucumber like, juicy and edible fruits with a refreshing sweet sour taste similar to the star fruit (Averrhoa carambola). For any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants at a minimum of some 15°C (optimal: 20°C) with reduced watering. III-VI.

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seed package6490 € 4,99
Averrhoa carambola (Star Fruit)

Averrhoa carambola (Star Fruit)

3 (7)m, Star Fruit or Carambola is a tropical tree from South America with angled, very juicy and aromatic sweet-sour yellow fruits. If cut into slices, these resemble a star. For any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants at a minimum of some 15°C (optimal: 20°C) with reduced watering. III-VI.

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seed package8414 € 4,99