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Starfruit

Native to Southeast Asia, the carambola, or starfruit tree, has been grown in South Florida for decades. The yellow fruit is ribbed in such a way that when sliced, the pieces look like stars, thus its common name. Crisp and juicy, starfruit are high in potassium and vitamin C.

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