Produce Information / Storage Tips
Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.
Pitaya; Pithaya; Dragon Fruit - Red Pitaya
Indications of Quality
Vibrant skin color; absence of defects, including insect damage, skin splitting, mechanical damage, chilling injury, water loss, and decay; firm flesh; well-shaped.
Ideal Storage Conditions
Location: Room Temperature
Temperature: 50 F (10 C)
Relative Humidity: 85 to 90%
Approximate Storage Life: 4 weeks*
Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Very Low
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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