Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Rutabaga

Indications of Quality

Well-shaped, purple-top root that has a smooth, small neck; well-defined taproot with a minimum of side roots; free of blemishes and bruises; roots should be firm, fresh looking, and heavy for their size. Lightweight rutabagas may be ?woody.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Temperature: 32 F (0 C)
Relative Humidity: 98 to 100%
Approximate Storage Life: 4-6 weeks*

Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Low

Storage Tips

Do Not wash before storing. Place produce in a VeggieZips™ produce bag. 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.