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  • From: "Lon J. Rombough" <>
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  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Star Fruit?
  • Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 17:25:10 -0700

Star Fruit is strictly tropical, but can be grown in pots. The person who
can put you in touch with some better help is "Eunice Messner"
<> of the CRFG.
-Lon Rombough
>Subject: Re: [nafex] Star Fruit?
>Date: Mon, Aug 28, 2000, 6:22 PM

>The star fruit is called carambola, and can often be found in grocery stores.
>I believe it is a citrus relative.
>That's all I know!
>Jackie Kuehn
>Ward Barnes wrote:
>> Hi everyone.
>> The local Military Commissary (I am retired Navy) sells what they call
>> "star
>> fruit". The fruit viewed from the end is star shaped with five points and
>> lobes. It is about 2 inches in diameter and 4 inches long. It is
>> yellowish
>> green in color with the exception of the ribs which are brown. It has few
>> dark brown seeds. It is very juicy and has a very mild almost banana -
>> almost citrus flavor. It was on sale 5 for $1.00 so the price is right. I
>> like the flavor and will be buying more. Outside of the above info I don't
>> know anything about this fruit. Any help?
>> Ward Barnes
>> Coastal Zone 7
>> Wake, VA.
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