Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Cactus pads or stems, Nopalitos

Indications of Quality

Fresh and turgid exterior; brilliant green coloring.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Temperature: 41 to 50 F (5 to 10 C)
Relative Humidity: 90 to 95%
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 if desired. A HydroLIner is not necessary.

* 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.