STAR FRUIT - Carambola. The star fruit or carambola (Averrhoa carambola*) is a unique tropical fruit that is gaining popularity in the United States. Star fruit range in taste from pleasantly tart and sour to slightly sweet with a complicated flavor combination that includes plums. The five-angled star fruit, also known as carambola, is a waxy, yellow-green fruit that originated in the sultry, tropical area of Sri Lanka. The fruit grows on a small. For years Star Fruits has been searching for the best fruit varieties worldwide to make them readily available for fruit growers. Taiwanese Star fruit are a larger and more flavorful version of the star fruit that we may be more familiar with. The fruit measures 15 centimeters long and 7. A fruit that is sweet and juicy, the plum is thirst-quenching and results in a moderate calorie intake. Apricots. Cherries. Plums. Peaches & Nectarines. Pears. For years Star Fruits has been searching for the best fruit varieties worldwide to make them readily available for fruit growers.