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Malus domestica 'Gala'

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Description

A clonally propagated apple cultivar with a mild and sweet flavor. This tree reaches about 20 feet.

 

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#pink flowers#edible fruits#white flower
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#pink flowers#edible fruits#white flower
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Malus
    Species:
    domestica
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Edibility:
    Gala apple is sweet and aromatic with a fine texture of flesh. It is great for cooking, making salad and sauces.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 13 ft. 0 in. - 26 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 13 ft. 0 in. - 26 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Description:
    apple
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Light pink to white blossoms
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Leathery
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green, leathery foliage
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden