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 located in Eugene, Oregon.

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.

Plant care guide for Averrhoa carambola in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

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Growing Averrhoa carambola in Eugene right now

Light needs for plant Averrhoa carambola in Eugene, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Averrhoa carambola in Eugene, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 32.3% ☀️

December 3rd, 2021

Eugene is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to decrease by 32.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Averrhoa carambola in Eugene, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

December 4th, 2021

This month, Eugene is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.7 total hours of dayli…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ⛅.

Averrhoa carambola does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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.

When to repot Averrhoa carambola

Nutrient needs for plant Averrhoa carambola in Eugene, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 3rd, 2021

The growing potential in Eugene is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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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 your location in Eugene, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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