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Apple (Malus) Gala
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Parentage: Kidd’s Orange Red x Golden Delicious

Description: Gala is a highly coloured dessert apple that is one of the most popular supermarket apple varieties in the world! A reliable cropper of good, small, crisp and well flavoured fruit with a golden-yellow thin skin. Improved colour forms are grown commercially such as ‘Mondial’ and ‘Royal’ Gala which appear in the shops.

History: Raised by J.Hutton Kidd at Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand in about 1934. Given its name in 1965 by Dr W.M. McKenzie, DSIR, Havelock North.

Pollination Partners: Apple Bright Furture Apple Charles Ross Apple Discovery Apple Ellison's Orange Apple Golden Delicious Apple Greensleeves Apple Honeycrisp Apple Kidd's Orange Red

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 4 Flowering group 4
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until January Stores until January