This Gala apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.
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 miniature 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 trees – flavour:
Very sweet, mild, can be slightly scented. Crisp and juicy.
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: