Stepover trees are used primarily for edging a border or pathway or to divide the kitche/vegetable garden. These very tiny trees are just 18” in height with two side laterals from the main stem forming a capital ‘T’ shape. The stepover tree is an ormamental addition to your garden and these trees are grown on the smallest avaailable rootstock, M27. Plant 120-150cm’s apart
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 stepover 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: