American Slicing Cucumbers
This variety is usually dark green and about 8-10 inches long. The best choice for recipes requiring peeled cucumbers.
American Slicing Cucumbers are straight with dark green peeling and occasionally have a light yellow patch. They are coated in a layer of wax to prevent bruising and loss of moisture. Always thoroughly scrub and peel before eating.
Read more in an informative article by Taste of Home.