Cucumbers - Slicing
Sometimes called yard long cucumbers, or snake melons, with thin skin that is burpless,- without bitterness, allowing the fruit to be eaten without peeling. Fruit are pale green on the outside with white sweet flesh on the inside. It tastes like a cucumber even though it is a melon. The fruit can reach over 2 feet in length, but they taste best harvested from 12 to 14 inches. Trellis for straight fruit. Very heat tolerant. 70 days.
Another variation of the Armenian cucumber is the one that alternates with light and dark green stripes, and is slightly fuzzy. Harvest from 8 to 12 inches and enjoy the mild, sweet and crunchy flesh. Grows well in warm weather. 70 days.