Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Pepino; Melon Pear

Indications of Quality

Yellow to golden-yellow skin color; light orange flesh color; freedom from defects (such as sunburn and bruising) and decay.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Temperature: 41 to 50 F (5 to 10 C)
Relative Humidity: 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 4 weeks*

Ethylene Production: Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate

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.