Introducing the Star Fruit Tree: A compact evergreen that combines a handsome tree with a delicious and unusual fruit. The tree is lush and woody, with delicate lavender flowers that add to the tree’s overall beauty. And the fruit itself enhances the overall exotic look.Its shiny, pale-orange coloring and convex shape appear like numerous sunbursts throughout the tree. The box-like fruit hang like small beacons, adding warmth and charm to any garden or landscape lucky enough to boast this incredible tree.The Taste is Star Quality: Cut open a fresh, juicy Star Fruit and you’ll know right away how it got its name. Cross section slices reveal the unique star shape–a favorite among kids who will love the way it looks as well as the sweet yet faintly sour taste which is unlike any other fruit.The distinctive flavor has hints of apple, pear, grape and a mild tartness that is all its own. This symphony of flavors makes fruit salads taste fresher and more satisfying than ever before. You can also use Star Fruit as a garnish or even cooked in puddings and stews. With the Star Fruit, the sky’s the limit to the meals you will enjoy.
Light Needs:Moderate sun.
Watering Needs: Needs regular watering – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size: Grows 20-25 ft. in height and width.