Originated in New Zealand in the 1920's. Royal Gala is a sport that has been selected, mostly for increased red color. These apples are mildly sweet with a distinctive juicy crunch making it great for snacking. Gala has a distinctive yellowish-orange skin marked by red stripes. Very widely cultivated as commercial crop it’s a favourite around the world.
Fresh, pies, drying.
Akane, Cortland, Fuji, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Wolf River
For other varieties that will pollinate this variety we recommmend this 'Pollination Checker' from out friends at Orange Pippin Trees in the UK.