Royal Gala apples are a lunchbox favourite due to their sweet, soft, juicy flesh and smaller size. These apples are ideal for baking, salads, sauces and we've been told are a great apple for pressing into cider. The Royal part of the name came from it being one Queen Elizabeth II's preferred eating apples!
Fruit characteristics: Characterised by a blush of pink and yellow on the skin to almost orange stripes. A smaller sized juicy apple with a mild sweet flavour and crisp, creamy yellow flesh.
Blossoms: Beautiful light pink blossoms in Spring.
Pollination Information: Requires another apple variety for pollinating - Our multi-grafted Fruit Salad trees are perfect as you get different varieties all in one tree!
Preferred Climate: 'COLD Climate' apple (High Chill) that is suitable for the cool temperate climates.
Chill Hours: >500hrs
Fruiting Season: February - May
Height: When planted in the ground our multi-grafted Apple Fruit Salad Trees will grow to approximately 2.5 metres (2 metres wide)
pH Range: 6.5-7.3 pH
Notes: For more information on this apple variety, see Fruit in Focus - Royal Gala.
Pro Tip: Potassium is a great nutrient to add to your apple Fruit Salad Tree to encourage growing vigour in Spring.
Did you know? Apple trees look great grown along a trellis (also known as espalier). They benefit from being positioned against a north or west facing wall.
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