Variety of fresh fruit and vegetables

Here is the ultimate guide to how long you can store fruits and vegetables.

Fruits

Apple

Apples

Apples can be stored for 3 weeks if kept unwrapped in a refrigerator drawer.

Banana

Bananas

Once ripe can be stored on the countertop for 3 days maximum. Halved banana, peel on and wrapped in foil can be kept on a refrigerator shelf for 1-2 days.

Citrus

Citrus fruits

They can be kept unwrapped on a refrigerator shelf for two weeks. Halved citrus can be stored on a refrigerator shelf for 2 to 3 days if wrapped in plastic.

Grapes

Grapes

They can be stored for 1 to 2 weeks in a refrigerator drawer if kept in a perforated plastic bag.

Pear

Pears

Keep it on the countertop, unwrapped and they are good for 4 days.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Tomatoes can be saved in a vented container for 5 days unwrapped on the countertop.

Vegetables

Beets

Beet roots

This vegetable can be kept for 2 weeks in a plastic bag on the refrigerator shelf.

Bell Pepper

Bell peppers

On a refrigerator shelf, t can be kept for 1 week in a plastic bag.

Cabbage

Cabbages

If a cabbage is wrapped in plastic, it can be kept in a refrigerator drawer for 2 weeks.

Carrots

Carrots

You can save them for 3 weeks in plastic in a refrigerator drawer.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Wrap it in plastic and keep it in a refrigerator. It will last 5 days.

Cucumber

Cucumbers

Keep it in the drawer of a refrigerator, wrapped it in plastic to keep it safe for 1 week.

Garlic

Garlic

Whole garlic if kept in a dark pantry can last for good 2 months.

Ginger

Ginger

Keep it on a refrigerator shelf. It will be good for one month. If its cut then keep it a plastic bag with a dry paper towel in a refrigerator drawer and it will last 1-2 weeks.

Now you can store your fruits and vegetables knowing how long exactly they would last.

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