Carambola Could Be the New ‘Star’ of Florida Agriculture

Dan Cooper Florida, Fruit, Industry News Release

Cover crops may increase sustainability of carambola groves. (ASA) — It’s not just oranges that grow in Florida. Carambola, or star fruit as most in the United States call it, is gaining popularity. One researcher from Florida International University is researching how cover crops can help the sustainability of star fruit farms. “Tropical fruit production has become a prominent practice …