CULTIVATION, STORAGE & PACKAGING

Common Shipping Containers
28 to 30 lb. carton

Temperature
0 to 2°C (32 to 36°F)
90 to 95% relative humidity

Approximate Storage Life
2 to 3 weeks at 0°C (32°F) and 90% relative humidity

Quality Characteristics
Pluots should be plump and firm. Avoid pluots that are green, blemished, or have broken skin.

Compatibility
Group 1
Produce ethylene and are not sensitive to chilling temperatures.

Maturity Characteristics
Firmness and skin color are the main maturity indicators of fresh pluots.

GOOD ARRIVAL GUIDELINES

Currently, there are no good arrival guidelines published for this commodity and no grade standard tolerances.

References: American Pomology Society, Texas A&M University, University of California Agriculture & Natural Resources.

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