Star fruit has Latin name Averrhoa carambola, originated from India. Star fruit elongated round shape (oval) with edge five ribs. The young fruit is green and old fruit turns yellow. The flesh is thick, yellow, and contains a lot of water. It tastes sweet to sour.
Star fruit is usually maintained in the yard of the house and can be fruiting throughout the year. The tree can thrive in areas that have a height of less than 500 meters above sea level. Star fruit have a hard rod. At the age of 2 or 3 years, has begun to bear fruit. The flowers are predominantly red with white trimmings and small hang loosely form. Points of flower appearance is not only hang on a tree branch twig, but sometimes also appear on the trunk.