Fruit Trees
Spring catalogue
Spring cataloguemulberryCarambolaCurry Paste PackKyogle Shop Opening hoursEdible Hedge
Spring cat side ad
Mail order to your door
Link to full staock list
Ask the forum

STAR APPLE Chrysophyllum cainito

A close relative of the Abiu, this spectacular ornamental tree has large green leaves with a vibrant golden underside. The round purple fruits display a beautiful central star design when sliced open. The semi-translucent flesh is soft, sweet and juicy. It has a wonderful caramel vanilla milkshake flavour.

Star Apple Fruit courtesy of viveroanones

Star Apple

Sometimes known as Caimito is native to the West Indies where it is a very popular fruit. Fruit can be purple or green skinned. When cut in half there is an attractive star pattern. The flesh is sweet and tastes very smooth and aromatic. A very attractive tropical tree, leaves green above and gold underneath. Not suitable for temperate climates.

PriceAvail.PropPotBuy Options 
$17.90 49 Seedling 165mm
Star Apple - Pink

Star Apple - Pink

Fruit is apple sized, purple or green skin, with semi-translucent flesh that is soft and juicy. Flavour is sweet and delicious. A pink fleshed variety. Not suitable for temperate climates.
PriceAvail.PropPotBuy Options 
$34.00 0 Grafted 165mm Email Me When Available In Production
Star Apple - Grimmel

Star Apple - Grimmel

Grafted selection that bears regular crops of quality fruit. Highly ornamental tree with its attractive brownish underside leaves. 5cm diamter fruit is purple skinned, with white tinged purple sweet and delicious flesh.
PriceAvail.PropPotBuy Options 
$34.00 0 Grafted 165mm Email Me When Available In Production
Star Apple - Haitian

Star Apple - Haitian

This purple fruiting selection was made in Florida in 1952. A heavy yielding tree with well-formed and very high quality fruit. Highly ornamental tree with its attractive brownish underside leaves. Not suitable for temperate climates.
PriceAvail.PropPotBuy Options 
$34.00 0 Grafted 165mm Email Me When Available In Production

Star Apple - Philippines Gold

Skin glossy, smooth, gold colour over green; fruit medium sized, spherical; flesh white; seeds 2-4.  More cold tolerance than purple varieties. A selection made from Alan Carles importations.
PriceAvail.PropPotBuy Options 
$34.00 0 Grafted 165mm Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material
Star Apple - Weeping

Star Apple - Weeping

The fruit is a tennis ball size, purple and of a very good quality. Originated as a seedling of Haitian. Attractive weeping foliage.
PriceAvail.PropPotBuy Options 
$34.00 0 Grafted 165mm Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material
Star Apple - Ricks Green

Star Apple - Ricks Green

PriceAvail.PropPotBuy Options 
$39.00 0 Grafted 165mm Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material
Grown From Climate Height Frost tol. Pollination req'd Evergreen/Deciduous Harvest period
8 Very Sensitive No Evergreen October - December
 

Customer Comments on Star Apple

Tree Information on growing, planting, pruning, maintenance, ripening, taste, pick or bonsai tips. But mainly how to grow a Star Apple Share Your Advice or ask questions on our Forum

Share Your Tip
Your Tip on: Star Apple
My Full Name:
Suburb/City:
My State
My Email: (Kept Private)
  Tips Policy & Guide
Preview


Customer Feedback
Create Your Own My Edible Backyard Page and your feedback will appear here.