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
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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