Fulford Gala Apple Tree Overview
The Fulford Gala apple tree discovered by W. Fulford in 1983 in Hastings (New Zealand) as a strain of standard Gala. The fruit has medium to large size. It matures a week ahead of standard Gala variety. The skin is bright red. The flesh has creamy color. It is good for dessert and fresh eating.
- Uses: Dessert
- Taste: sweet
- Size: Medium
- Color: orange-red blush with yellow background, bright red in color. Flesh is creamy in color
- Hardiness Zones: 5-8
- Disease resistance
- Scab – susceptible
- Fireblight – susceptible
- Powdery mildew – moderately susceptible
- Harvest period: 4, one week ahead of other Gala varieties
- Flowering Group:
- Cross Pollinates with: pollinates well with other early, mid-season and late varieties
- Storage: shorter than standard Gala.