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Gala Apple

Top-Quality Snacking Apple
Top-Quality Snacking Apple
Select the product option that works for your garden
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  • SKU
  • Option
  • Price
  • 07991
  • Standard 2-4' Tree
  • $34.99
  • 62531
  • Standard Deluxe
  • $42.99
  • 62532
  • Reachables® 2-4' Tree
  • $46.99
  • 62533
  • Reachables® Deluxe
  • $54.99

Gala Apple

Description
Developed in New Zealand—a great-tasting import. Big, shapely fruits have red-orange streaks over a golden background. Crisp white flesh has a delicious, tangy-sweet flavor. Ripens in September. Zones 4-8.

Now available in Reachables size! A Reachables tree produces full-sized fruits, but on a smaller tree. That makes it easier to fit into your garden, orchard—or even a container. It's also easier to manage than full-sized trees. One person can prune, spray, net and harvest the tree—all while standing on the ground. Note: Because their full-sized fruits grow on smaller trees, Reachables require a tree support.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties, a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit—How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Product Details
  • FormDeciduous, upright.
  • LightFull Sun
  • Zones4 - 8 (-20° F.)
  • FoliageDark green, leathery foliage.
  • Flower FormLight pink to white blossoms.
  • ColorLight pink to white blossoms.
  • BloomsMid Spring
  • FruitGold background with red-orange striping. Subacid to semi-sweet flavor, crisp, aromatic.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained moist soil, with good organic material.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • PruningPrune December to February. There are normally two goals when pruning an apple tree: 1. Initially on young trees to encourage a strong, solid framework 2. On mature trees to maintain shape and encourage fruit production. The best time to prune apple trees is in late Winter or very early Spring before any new growth starts.
  • PollinatorAnother mid-season blooming apple, partially self fruitful. Liberty, Fuji, Goldrush, most crabapples.
  • CommentsFlesh is very crisp, firm, juicy, dense, aromatic, subacid. Vigorous tree must be heavily thinned for proper fruit size. Is a good pollinator. Apples store well up to 2 months. Developed in New Zealand (introduced to U.S. in 1965), excellent quality, good keeper, very popular with growers and consumers. U.S. Plant Patent # 3637. Hardy where temperatures do not go above 100 degrees F. for long periods. Very susceptible to fireblight.
  • Botanical NameMalus domestica 'Gala'
  • DepthLocate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system.
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