Apple (Malus) 'Gala'

Gala Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

A grandchild of Cox's Orange Pippin, with some of the aromatic qualities of the famous apple, but very crisp and sweet without the tang of Cox. Heavy red striping over golden skin, a beautiful apple.


More About Apple (Malus) 'Gala'

  • 'Kidd's Orange' x 'Red Delicious', New Zealand, 1965
  • Heavy red striping over golden skin.

Very heavy bearer. #2 ranked apple on the US Apple Associations list of most popular apples.


Spacing:

10-20 Ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Apple (Malus) 'Gala' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Late season

Bloom Time

  • Mid-late season

Disease Resistance

  • apple scab resistant
  • fire blight resistant

Fruit Qualities

  • mild flavor
  • sweet

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cooking/baking
  • heavy bearer
  • vigorous grower
  • medium size
  • all purpose
  • good for eating

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')