Apple 'Gala' Malus domestica 'Gala' (D)

apple 'Gala'


'Gala' is a medium- to late- season, dessert apple for picking in mid-autumn and storing to mid-winter. The skin is yellow, flushed and striped with red, and the juicy, cream flesh has a rich flavour. It has attractive pink and white blossom. Not self-fertile; in pollination group 4

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Gala'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Prune according to chosen training method. See apple pruning

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by grafting in midwinter or chip budding in late summer on clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock will largely determine the vigour of the tree. Fruit grown from pips will not resemble the parent

  • insectPests

    May be affected by aphids including woolly aphid and rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, codling moth and other caterpillars

  • microbeDiseases

    Average resistance to powdery mildews, prone to apple canker and apple scab. Apples are also susceptible to brown rot, honey fungus and blossom wilt