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Fruit tree comparison - Gala
Apple trees

Gala

Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Partially self-fertile
Flowering group?4
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Large
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Mid
Use / keeping?3 months or more
Flavour fades in storage but remains sweet
Flavour quality?Average
Flavour styleSweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Poor
Very susceptible to scab

Identification

Country of originNew Zealand
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Blossom colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen