Apple, Gale Gala
Gale Gala® is the highest coloring Gala sport currently on the market! A whole tree sport of Royal Gala, this outstanding new strain has all the winning characteristics of its parent but has deeper red stripes and a fuller red color.
We suggest that all APPLE varieties be cross pollinated with another variety. Golden Delicious and flowering crab apples are the most commonly used pollinators in commercial plantings.
Rootstock: Bud 9- Budagovsky 9- A cross between M 8 and Red Standard, a hardy rootstock of Russian origin. A full dwarf rootstock producing a tree with the same vigor as M 9. Requires staking or other support to keep anchored.
Extremely cold hardy and resistant to collar rot. Mildly resistant to powdery mildew and scab, developed at the Michuinsk College of Agriculture in Russia.