This sweet Asian slicing cucumber is burpless and can be eaten like any traditional Western cucumber or in a variety of Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Thai, or Korean recipes. It is popular in soups, raitas, and stir fries, and is a natural coolant to the palate during the hot summer. The long ridged fruit can grow to 18-24" long and can be trellised for longer, straighter, fruit. This packet plants 15 plants after thinning. One 6-foot row or five mounds.