Produce Information / Storage Tips

Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.

Asparagus - Green or White

Indications of Quality

Quality, fresh asparagus will be dark green and firm with tightly closed, compact tips. Stalks are straight, tender and glossy in appearance.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Refrigerate
Temperature: 36 F (2.5 C)
Relative Humidity: 95 to 100%
Approximate Storage Life: 2-3 weeks*

Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate

Storage Tips

Do not wash before storing. Place in a VeggieZips produce bag with a damp HydoLiner to add moisture and maximize produce freshness.

* Approximate storage life is an estimate of in-home storage length. Your results may vary significantly depending on how long produce is in transit or in stock at the market.