Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Sweet Potato

Indications of Quality

Smooth and firm; uniform shape and size; free from mechanical damage; uniform peel color typical of the variety.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Room Temperature; store in well-ventilated area in the pantry. Protect from light to avoid greening.
Temperature: 55 to 59 F (13 to 15 C)
Relative Humidity: 85 to 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 4-7 months*

Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: 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.