'Burpless' is a Cucumber variety in the Cucumis genus with a scientific name of Cucumis sativus. 'Burpless' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
They can grow as long as 2 feet (0.61 m). They are nearly seedless, have a delicate skin which is pleasant to eat. Most commonly grown in greenhouses, these parthenocarpic cucumbers are often found in grocery markets shrink-wrapped in plastic.
While named “burpless” they may only cause less burping in people who are susceptible to burping.1 Bitterfree varieties such as Marketmore 80 might be a better choice for those that are not susceptible to burping.1This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Burpless normally reaches to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
India is believed to be where Burpless originates from.
Burpless Cucumber needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Burpless about 14 days after your last frost date.
Named “Burpless” as it is said to cause less gas then regular cucumbers.1
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1 “NC University-What are burpless cucumbers? PDF”;http://cuke.hort.ncsu.edu/cucurbit/wehner/articles/art090.pdf