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Royal Gala Semi-dwarfing

A medium sized red striped yellow apple with a terrific crunch and reliably pleasant sweet flavour. It's become quiet well known in Australia, being for sale in many of our shops and supermarkets. It's actually about 90 years old, developed by New Zealander John Kidd in the 1930's as a cross between a Golden Delicious and another one of his selections, the Kidd's Orange Red. Both parents are amazing fruit in their own right. Stores well. Suitable for low-chill conditions.

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Specifications

Ripening Time February - March
Fertility Needs a pollinator (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Free standing tree growing to around 2 - 3.5m tall and 3-4m wide.
Rootstock Semi-Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Tolerates low chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Royal Gala Semi-dwarfing

Royal Gala Semi-dwarfing

A medium sized red striped yellow apple with a terrific crunch and reliably pleasant sweet flavour. It's become quiet well known in Australia, being for sale in many of our shops and supermarkets. It's actually about 90 years old, developed by New Zealander John Kidd in the 1930's as a cross between a Golden Delicious and another one of his selections, the Kidd's