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

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.