How Long Do Nuts & Seeds Last? An Easy Table Guide

How long will seeds and nuts last? (A detailed Cheat Sheet)
Seeds, nuts, and nuts (whole inside a shell)Room TemperatureRefrigeratorFreezer
Almonds9-12 months6 – 20 months at the age of 0 (32) (68) (68)12 to 24 months
Brazil nuts6-9 months12 months at zero6 to 10 months
Cashews6-9 months6-12 months at the age of 0 (32) (68) (68)18-24 months
Chestnuts7 14 days1 week 3 months (32) (68) – 20 (68)Not advised
Hazel nuts4 to 6 months12-24 months at the age of 0 (32) (50) – 10 (50)12 months
Macadamias6-9 monthsThree weeks equals 12 years at zero (32) 30- (86)24 months
Pecans4 6 to 4 months4-18 months at 1 (32) – – 20 (68)24 months
Pistachios3 months12 months at zero (32)Not the best
Pine nuts4 to 6 weeksThree to four months from 3 – 4 months at (32)6 months
Walnuts4 6 to 4 months4-12 months at 3 (32) (68) (68)12-18 months
Chia seeds1-5 years (cool dry, cool)Gel: 2 weeks
Seeds: 2 to 4 years old
5-10 years old
Flax seeds6-12 months12 months (in dark, airtight containers)Flax meal: 6 months
Seeds of hemp (shelled)12 months12-18 months12-18 months
Pumpkin seedsRAW: 12 months
The roasting: 6 months
12 months12 months
Sesame seeds6-12 months12 to 36 months12 to 36 months
Sunflower seeds2 to 5 months8-12 months8-12 months
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