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can I refrigerate unripe mangos?
to bring out and ripen later

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#1 seven times 3

Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:31 AM

We have a mango tree. It has produced A LOT of mangos. We are giving many away, eating tons and are freezing as many as we have room.

I still have a lot of unripe ones ripening in the laundry but they all tend to ripen at the same time.  I am wondering if I can refrigerate some of the green ones, to stop them from ripening for a week or so, and then bring them out to let them ripen afterwards, just so we don't have such a glut of ripe ones all at once.  

I'm just not sure if refrigerating them will stop them from being able to ripen once they are removed?
Does anyone know?

#2 Jembo

Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:11 PM

I had a quick google as was curious as we have some unripe ones as well and it says to never frigerate them before they are ripe:


#3 Missmarymack

Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:28 PM

I have no idea - but Christ, I am jealous!! A mango tree?!!! I want one biggrin.gif

#4 starfire

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:12 PM

I wouldn't for obvious reasons that PP has stated (can't put unripe mangoes in the fridge). I would just suck it up and cut them all up when they are ripe and put in the freezer in freezer bags. I do this with my mangoes biggrin.gif

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