Produce Information / Storage Tips
Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.
Melon - Cantaloupes and other netted melons
Indications of Quality
Well-shaped nearly spherical and uniform in appearance; absence of scars, sunburn or surface defects; firm with no evidence of bruising or excessive scuffing; appears heavy for size.
Ideal Storage Conditions
Temperature: 36 to 41 F (2 to 5 C)
Relative Humidity: 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 2-3 weeks*
Ethylene Production: High
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate
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.
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