Cucumis sativus, (BURPLESS) - Albino, Ivory King, (Circa 1890 USA) - A very old USA variety that has been listed over the years under many synonyms. The original seed was sent to the W. Atlee Burpee by a customer from New York in 1890 & released in 1893. These are VERY crisp, of excellent eating quality & popular for slicing & pickling & reasonably burpless, fruits are normally 6 to 7 in long with a natural white skin & green insides, 60 days, Outdoor Ridge type- Leave flowers on, Seed Count Approx - 12 avg SOWING - Outdoor Ridge type - Best sown in a propagator between Mar & Apr, or May to June if sowing seeds directly outdoors. Sow seeds on their sides at a depth of 1cm in 7.5cm pots of free-draining, seed compost. Transfer young plants into 25cm pots late Mar (heated) or late May (unheated) & harden off the plants before moving them outside. Keep evenly moist – little & often is best. Train main stem up wire or cane.