Plant Care Averrhoa carambola

Averrhoa carambola

Taxonomy

Averrhoa carambola
Averrhoa
Oxalidaceae
Oxalidales

How to care for Averrhoa carambola

Water

How often to water your Averrhoa carambola

Water needs for Averrhoa carambola
0.5 cups
every 9

Averrhoa carambola needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Averrhoa carambola

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Averrhoa carambola: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Averrhoa carambola love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Averrhoa carambola does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Averrhoa carambola in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Averrhoa carambola

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Averrhoa carambola: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Averrhoa carambola after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Averrhoa carambola is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Averrhoa carambola

Averrhoa carambola

Averrhoa carambola


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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