Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.
Select bitter melons that are small, bright green, firm and without blemish or mold. Bright dark green specimens will be less bitter tasting.
Temperature: 35 to 40 F (2 to 5 C)
Relative Humidity: 85 to 90%
Approximate Storage Life: 3-5 days*
Ethylene Production: Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate
Bittermelon is a fruit/vegetable that is native to tropical India and Africa. They are popular in curries, stir-fries and soups.
* 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.