The common name of this fruit, star apple, comes from the starlike design when the fruit is cut in cross section. The caimito has soft pulp that has a delicate, sweet flavor and is common in the West Indies, South East Asia and Africa.  Our growers can send ripe caimitos to you right away!

Season: January - June

 

Handling Caimito

Growing Caimito

Caimito - Star Apple Chrysophyllum cainito

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