Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Okra

Indications of Quality

Pods should be tender and not fibrous; coloring typical of the cultivar (generally bright green); pods should be well formed and straight; fresh appearance and no show signs of dehydration; free of defects such as leaves, stems, broken pods, insect damage, and mechanical injury.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Temperature: 45 to 50 F (7 to 10 C)
Relative Humidity: 90 to 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 7-10 days*

Ethylene Production: Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate

Storage Tips

Do not wash before storing. Place in a VeggieZips produce bag with a dry HydroLiner to absorb 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.