How Long do Fruits Last? (A Comprehensive Cheat Sheet)

Fruits
How Long do Fruits Last? (A Comprehensive Cheat Sheet)
Fruit (Ripe and Whole)At Room TemperatureRefrigeratorFreezer
Apples10 – 14 days2 months12 months
Avocados5 days10 days4 months
Apricots3 days12 days6 months
Bananas3 days1 week3 months
Blackberries1 day6 days12 months
Blueberries1 day10 days12 months
Currants1 day1 – 2 weeks10 – 12 months
Cantaloupe1 week12 days10 – 12 months
Cherries2 days10 days8 months
Clementines3 days7 – 14 days10 – 12 months
Cranberries1 days1 month12 months
Custard-apples1 – 2 days5 days10 – 12 months
Dates3 months6 months12 months
Durian2 – 5 daysNot recommendedNot recommended
Dragon-fruits2 days4 – 6 weeks at 5℃3 months
Elderberries1 day3 days12 months
FigsLess than a day2 days10 – 12 months
GooseberriesWithin a day10 – 21 days12 months
Grapefruits2 – 3 weeks6 weeks8 – 12 months
Grapes3 – 5 days7 – 10 days3 – 5 months
Guavas2 days4 days10 – 12 months
Jackfruit1 month6 days (cut)1 month (cut)
Jujubes5 days10 days3 months
Kiwifruits1 – 2 weeks3 weeks10 – 12 months
Kumquats4 days2 weeks6 – 12 months
Lemons1 week1 month3 – 4 months (sliced)
Lime1 week1 month3 – 4 months (sliced)
LoganberriesWithin a day1 week12 months
Loquats6 – 9 days60 days – controlled atmosphere of 5℃Not recommended
Lychees2 – 3 days30 days at 3 – 5℃3 – 6 months (peeled)
Mangoes3 – 5 days7 – 14 days12 months
Mandarins7 – 14 days14 – 28 days10 months
MulberriesWithin a day1 week3 months
Mangosteen2 – 4 days1 weekNot recommended
Nectarines1 – 2 days7 days12 months
Oranges2 weeks10 – 30 days12 months
Papayas2 – 3 days5 – 7 days8 months
Pears7 – 10 days5 – 12 days2 – 5 months at 30 ℉ (-1℃)
Passion-fruits3 – 5 days2 weeks6 – 8 months
Peaches1 – 2 days3 – 5 days10 – 12 months
Pineapples2 – 4 days4 – 6 days12 months
Plums1 – 3 days3 – 7 days6 – 12 months
Persimmons1 day1 – 3 dayspureed: 6 months
whole: 2 – 3 months
Pomegranates1 – 3 daysseeds: 5 days
whole: 2 months
seeds/arils: 12 months
Prunes6 – 9 months6 – 12 months12 – 18 months
Pomelo3 – 5 days14 days6 – 8 months
Prickly pears1 week2 – 5 days12 months (peeled)
Quince1 week3 weekscooked paste/puree: 12 months
RaspberriesWithin a day4 days12 months
Rhubarb stalks2 days2 – 3 weeks12 months
Strawberries1 – 2 days1 week12 months
SoursopLess than 1 day4 dayspulp: 2 – 4 months
Sugar-apples5 days5 – 9 days at 13℃ or higherNot recommended – causes chilling injuries
Tamarind indefinitelyopened pods: 3 monthsindefinitely
Tangerines3 – 6 days5 – 14 days12 months
Watermelons7 days2 – 3 weeks8 – 12 months

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