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Apple/ Gala

  • Red orange over gold apples
  • Crisp, sweet apples
  • Great for fresh eating and cooking
  • If you are in an area with any fire blight stay away from planting the Galas
Scientific Name:
Malus 'Gala' Semi Dwarf
Zone: 4
Mature Height: 12'-15'
Mature Spread: 12'-15'
Type: Fruit
Size: Average
Bloom Time: Spring
Fruiting: Edible
Flower Color:
White
Fall Color:
Yellow, Red, Bronze
Attributes:
Full Sun
Full Sun
Moderate Water
Moderate Water
Pollinator
Pollinator
Additional Information:

Unique Features: The Gala apple was developed in New Zealand in the 1930’s and is a cross from the Golden Delicious apple. In 2018 the Gala became the most widely grown apple in the U.S. edging out the Red Delicious.  Gala apples are in the small to medium class, usually less than 3”.  The fruit shape mostly round with some bottom taper and is red over yellow, dark orange, with light to heavy striping.  It has a sweet-tart, but mild taste and the flesh is creamy yellow with a firm crisp texture.  Gala apples are great for fresh eating, salads and cooking.  Gala apples are highly to moderately susceptible to fire blight. Galas are one of the very few self-pollinating apples so you can get fruit with an isolated tree.  If you or your neighbors have another Gala or a different apple (including crabapples) blooming at the same time then you will get more and better quality fruit.

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Apple/ Gala

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Scientific Name: Malus 'Gala' Semi Dwarf
  • Red orange over gold apples
  • Crisp, sweet apples
  • Great for fresh eating and cooking
  • If you are in an area with any fire blight stay away from planting the Galas
Zone: 4
Mature Height: 12'-15'
Mature Spread: 12'-15'
Bloom: Spring
Fruiting: Edible
Flower Color:
White
Fall Color:
Yellow, Red, Bronze
Attributes:
Full Sun
Full Sun
Moderate Water
Moderate Water
Pollinator
Pollinator