Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Pitaya; Pithaya; Dragon Fruit - Yellow 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: 43 F (6 C)
Relative Humidity: 85 to 90%
Approximate Storage Life: 4 weeks*

Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Very Low

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.