Out of stock. Fwang Tung Carambola (starfruit) happy_fl_gardener; 9a, near DeLand. Carambolas (Fwang Tung) are a good substitute for apples in recipes. Category: Edible Fruits and Nuts. Slicing crosswise produces star shaped slices, which explains why … Shape: The fruit is oval. It is a larger fruit that ripens to a very pale yellow/off-white color. edis.ifas.ufl.edu.This document is HS12, one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Family: Oxalidaceae: Genus: Averrhoa (av-er-OH-uh) Species: carambola (kah-rahm-BOH-luh) Cultivar: Fwang Tung: 2 members have or want this plant for trade. Carambola- Star Fruit ‘Fwang Tung’- local pick up; 3 gallon $ 35.00. Local Pick-up only! COMMON NAME : STAR FRUIT – FWANG TUNG, DWARF HAWAIIAN: BOTANICAL NAME : Averrhoa carambola ‘Dwarf Hawaiian’ HEIGHT: 25′ WIDTH: 20′ DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN: EVERGREEN Sri Kembangan, Kari and Fwang Tung Carambolas, some fully ripe, some semi-ripe and some sunburnt are shown here. Not this one. The tree is cultivated throughout tropical areas of the world. Averrhoa, Carabola, Star Fruit 'Fwang Tung' Averrhoa carambola. History: Native to Indonesia and the Moluccas. View gallery. Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description. The fruit has distinctive ridges running down its sides (usually 5–6). Category: Tropical Fruits. I thought it might be interesting to show what the Fwang Tung fruit looks like. Most carambola fruits ripen to be an orange color. Fwang Tung is pale, a bit like a twisted propeller but striking and the Thai/Siam Giant is eye popping in size and visually these stand out.B17 and B10 are almost the same and look very regular and are heavy bearers that are sweet enough to be eaten a bit green. Back to Carambola Page: Bibliography 1 Crane, Jonathan, H. "Carambola Growing in the Florida Home Landscape." The fruit is commonly consumed throughout Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, Micronesia, parts of East Asia, and the Caribbean. Averrhoa carambola Family Oxalidaceae Toppy Feil's Fruitstand, Merritt Island, Florida, USA. This beauty is an Asian hybrid and very sweet. It consists of five prominent ribs (sometimes four or six), which run its entire length. Amazon.com : Fwang Tung Star Fruit Carambola Fruit Tree for Sale, Grafted, 3-Gal Container from Florida : Garden & Outdoor Carambola, also known as starfruit, is the fruit of Averrhoa carambola, a species of tree native to tropical Southeast Asia. 4 more photos VIEW GALLERY. 7 years ago.