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Persian cucumbers have qualities that set them apart from the common garden cucumber in three ways: their skin is smooth and thin, flesh is very crisp, sweet and they are void of developed seeds. Persian cucumber measures 4 to 6 inches in length, as this is the size when it is at its peak of sweetness.
Persian cucumbers are available year-round.
Persian cucumbers, botanically known as Cucumis sativus, are a fruit but are treated and eaten as a vegetable. They are members of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae. There are three classifications of cucumbers: slicing, burpless and pickling. Persian cucumbers, AKA Beit Alpha, have become the pinnacle variety of burpless cucumbers. Though they are simply marketed as Persian cucumbers, there are several different cultivars of Persian cucumbers, both heirloom and hybrid, including Figaro and Cordito.