A List of 16 Fruits That Keep the Best (If You Know How to Store Them)

Apples can be stored at room temperature for up to a week, which isn't bad. In the crisper drawer of your refrigerator, they'll keep for up to two months, according to the USDA's FoodKeeper mobile app.

1. Apples

Even if you've never cooked with this tropical fruit before, it's worth adding to your shopping list: The sour fruit can be stored in the refrigerator for up to five weeks.

2. Passionfruit

"Pomegranate" comes from the Latin for "seeded apple," and it lasts about as long. Pomegranates can last a month in the fridge and a week at room temperature.

3. Pomegranate

Although most berries are fragile and short-lived, those with thicker skins, like cranberries, are more durable. If kept in the refrigerator, they can last for up to four weeks.


4. Cranberries

Oranges can be stored in the refrigerator for three to four weeks due to their thick, hard rind. With an orange bowl on your kitchen counter, they'll stay fresh for about a week before they need to be replaced.

5. Oranges

Lemons, like oranges, are tough: Rind intact, they can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month and at room temperature for up to a week. (Want to keep them even fresher for an extended period of time? Here's how.

6. Lemons

It'll keep for about a week on your counter if left unopened. Once it's ripe, store it in the refrigerator, where it'll keep for three weeks or longer.

8. Grapefruit

In the fridge, these little guys (and their older siblings, mandarins) will last about two weeks; they're easy to grab for a snack, don't you think?

9. Clementines

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