Produce Information / Storage Tips
Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.
Indications of Quality
Well-shaped, purple-top root that has a smooth, small neck; well-defined taproot with a minimum of side roots; free of blemishes and bruises; roots should be firm, fresh looking, and heavy for their size. Lightweight rutabagas may be woody.
Ideal Storage Conditions
Temperature: 32 F (0 C)
Relative Humidity: 98 to 100%
Approximate Storage Life: 4-6 weeks*
Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: 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 mark
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