Apple - Royal Gala scion / bud wood

Apple - Royal Gala scion / bud wood
Details   The Royal Gala apple is a popular variety of apple known for its sweet and crisp flavour, making it a favourite among many apple enthusiasts. It is one of the most widely grown apple cultivars in the world.
Price   $3.90  each
Price for 2 or more   $3.50  each if you buy 2 or more
Tags     apple  scion 
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Key characteristics of the Royal Gala apple:
  1. Appearance: The Royal Gala apple is medium-sized and has a round to slightly conical shape. It typically features a bright red skin with pinkish stripes over a yellow background, giving it an attractive and vibrant appearance.
  2. Flavour: The apple's flesh is creamy yellow, and it has a sweet and aromatic taste. The flavour is a well-balanced combination of sweetness and mild tartness, making it an enjoyable snacking apple.
  3. Texture: Royal Gala apples have a crisp and crunchy texture when fresh, which adds to their appeal. The texture holds up well in various culinary applications, making them versatile for both raw consumption and cooking.
  4. Harvest and availability: The harvesting season for Royal Gala apples usually falls in early to mid-autumn, depending on the region and climate. However, with advancements in agricultural techniques and storage capabilities, they are often available year-round in many markets.
  5. Uses: The Royal Gala apple is highly versatile in the kitchen. It can be eaten fresh as a healthy and tasty snack, sliced into salads, or used in various culinary creations like pies, tarts, apple sauce, and desserts. It also pairs well with cheese and is commonly used for fruit platters.
  6. Origin: The Royal Gala apple originated in New Zealand, developed by apple breeder J.H. Kidd in the 1930s. It is a cross between the Golden Delicious and Kidd's Orange Red apple varieties.
  7. Storage: Like most apples, Royal Galas can be stored in a cool, dry place for several weeks or longer. They can also be refrigerated to prolong their freshness.
Due to its appealing taste, colour, and versatility, the Royal Gala apple is a favourite choice for both consumers and producers in the apple industry. Whether enjoyed on its own or incorporated into various culinary delights, this apple remains a delightful and widely sought-after fruit.
Gala - Apple

Gala - Apple

Variety   Gala
Details   Creamy, fine textured flesh, crisp, sweet and juicy, Royal Gala is regarded as one of the world's finest apples. Matures in mid summer. Tip bearing.
Colour   Red and yellow