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Apple trees
Gala

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


Apple trees
Gala
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple trees
Gala
Picking seasonLate
CroppingGood
Keeping3 months or more
Useful forEating fresh
Juice
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Problems


Apple trees
Gala
Disease resistancePoor
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabVery susceptible
FireblightSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Gala
Climate typeTemperate climates
Warm climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Gala
Country of originNew Zealand
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flower colourPink - light
Fruit colourOrange / Red
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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