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Malus domestica 'Red Gala'

Red Gala' Apple Tree

Red Gala' Apple Tree

Format

Exposure

  • Sun

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • May

  • Spring blooming
  • Delicious fruits
  • Crunchy and slightly acidic
  • Cold hardy
  • Requires two different varieties for pollination

The 'Red Gala' apple tree produces delicious apples with a harvest from the beginning of September. 'Gala' apples are sweet, slightly acidic, firm, very crunchy, soft and fragrant. Ideal variety for fresh consumption. The fruits keep for 5 to 6 months. It is important to put a protective spiral on young trees in the fall to protect them from rodents. Apple trees require two different varieties planted a maximum of 30m apart for pollination. In addition, the 'Red Gala' apple tree offers magnificent spring blooms. Rustic.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
305 - 1829 cm
Spread
244 - 335 cm
Height
305 - 498 cm
Spacing
120 - 720 in.
Spread
96 - 132 in.
Height
120 - 196 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Pyramidal
  • Upright

Flowering colours:

  • White

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Newly planted trees need regular watering. Established trees may benefit from watering during dry weather.

Maintenance:

  • Install a protective spiral in the fall. Carry out structure pruning in the first years

Soil requirement:

  • Riche
  • Frais
  • Bien drainé

Features

Resistance:

  • Flesh resistant to browning

Attract:

  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Orchard
  • Ornamental tree
  • Food forest

Attribute:

  • Edible

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