This 5 sided ridged fruit resembles a star when cut in to slices. The entire fruit is edible, skin & flesh. The seeds are small, thin, and few in number. The flesh is juicy with a somewhat firm, crunchy texture. Their taste is lightly sweet with slightly tart undertones, and the flavor is comparable to a combination of pear, apple, & citrus.
Star fruit are a great source of vitamin C, primary and secondary polyphenolic antioxidants, sodium, and are low in sugar. Extracts of the star fruit show antimicrobial activity against e. coli, klebsiella sp, staphylococcus aureus, and pseudomonas aeruginosa.
When in season, you can find these delicious fruits for sale at our stand.