Also known as an English cucumber and a European cucumber, Hot House cucumbers are classified as burpless which means they have thinner skins, are sweeter, and are believed to be easier to digest. It received its name because it is grown in greenhouses under controlled environmental conditions with heat and light.What is an English cucumber?
An English cucumber is a variety of cucumber that has edible skin. English cucumbers are usually narrower and longer than other kinds of cucumbers, and they are also called long English cucumbers.Is English cucumber burpless?
Apparently, some people get gas from cucumbers, and some varieties of cucumbers are specifically bred to be “burpless” – not to give people stomach problems. English cucumber is a burpless cucumber. So if regular cucumbers give you gas, try a burpless English cucumber variety.