Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Melon - Watermelon

Indications of Quality

Symmetrical and uniform in appearance; waxy and bright surface; absence of scars, sunburn, transit abrasions or other surface defects or dirt; no evidence of bruising; appears heavy for size.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Room Temperature
Temperature: 50 to 59 F (10 to 15 C)
Relative Humidity: 90%
Approximate Storage Life: 2-3 weeks*

Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: High

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.