Produce Information / Storage Tips
Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.
Citrus - Lemon
Indications of Quality
Intense and uniform yellow color; smooth, firm skin; freedom from decay; freedom from defects including freezing damage, drying, mechanical damage, rind stains, red blotch, shriveling, and discoloration.
Ideal Storage Conditions
Location: Can be kept at room temperature for up to a week. Can be stored 3-4 weeks inside the refrigerator.
Temperature: 50 to 55 F (10 to 13 C)
Relative Humidity: 85 to 90%
Approximate Storage Life: 1-4 weeks*
Ethylene Production: Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: High
Do not wash before storing. Place in a VeggieZips™ produce bag if being kept in the refrigerator to help them last up to 4 weeks.
* 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.
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