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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Gala

Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavor.
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Using


Apple tree
Gala
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Juice
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple tree
Gala
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Gala
General resistancePoor
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabVery susceptible
MildewSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Gala
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Gala
Country of originNew Zealand
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorOrange / Red
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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