How long does cut watermelon last? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep cut-up watermelon refrigerated.
To maximize the shelf life of cut watermelon, wrap tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil, or place in covered container or resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.
How long does cut watermelon last in the fridge? Properly stored, cut watermelon will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
Can you freeze cut watermelon? Yes, to freeze: Place in airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
How long does cut watermelon last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 10 to 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only — cut-up watermelon that has been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
How to tell if cut watermelon is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the cut watermelon: discard any watermelon that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the cut watermelon.
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