This variety has been especially bred to incorporate intermediate resistance to downy mildew. Trials throughout Europe, Oceania and USA have shown significantly reduced levels of mildew in the field compared to standard wild rocket varieties. The mildew tolerance makes this an ideal choice for main season and autumn productions.
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 red leaf. Good upright habit and uniformity.