The versatility of chard as a baby leaf is that it brings colour and flavour to salads. While mature stems have an improved flavour, great texture and can be steamed or stir-fried. Our breeders are developing varieties with different coloured petioles. A full range of varieties and colours are now available.
Rounder leaf than standard Rhubarb Chard with intense red veining. As with Elite this variety has far fewer green 'off-types' than the standard. Mainly grown for baby leaf production. Similar to Elite at baby leaf stage but as it matures Intense has a slightly lighter green leaf. Good upright habit and uniformity.