Gala cordon apple tree

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Gala cordon apple tree
Very popular sweet eater that will store. Does well as a cordon tree.
£19.95

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Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

Gala is one of the most famous Apples worldwide, and a great favourite, especially with those who prefer mild, sweet apples. Gala has it’s origins in New Zealand, where it was introduced circa 1965 from a Kidds Orange x Golden Delicious cross.

Gala Apple cordon tree – Season:

Harvest in October; will store for several weeks.

Gala Apple - appearance:

Classically shaped, richly blushed and striped red. Various more highly coloured sports have been introreuced and these tend to be the types favoured by Supermarkets.

Gala apple treesflavour:

Very sweet, mild, can be slightly scented. Crisp and juicy.

Uses:

A classic dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, can be disease prone.

Gala - Pollination: ‘C’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties to pollinate Gala:

Cox's Orange Pippin

Braeburn

Cornish Gilliflower

Charles Ross

Annie Elizabeth

Empire

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