Carambola (Averrhoa carambola)
Fruit of a greenish colour that becomes yellow when ripening. It has 5 perfectly marked ribs. The flesh is abundant, crunchy and juicy. It can be 5 to 8 cm long and it is divided into cells with several seeds in each one. Because of this, when cutting across it, the pieces resemble a star.
|Nutritional Value:||23 calories per cada 100 grams|
|Seasonality:||All year round (from various countries of origin )|
|Production zones:||Nowadays, it is mainly cultivated in South-East Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, India, Australia, etc.), tropical America (Central America and Florida) and Africa.|
|Name tree:||Carambola tree|