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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 flavor.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
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 style Sweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Poor
Very susceptible to scab

Identification

Country of origin New Zealand
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Orange / Red
Blossom colour Pink - light
Leaf colour Green