Gala Apple

Apple

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.

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Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 4
  • Picking month: October
  • Storing: January
  • Uses: Eating

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