Pinkish-orange stripes over a yellow background are the signature of this crisp, aromatically-sweet, snappy apple. Galas have gained popularity among consumers in the past 15 years. Snacking and salads are primary uses. Gala harvest begins in the middle of August and lasts through early September. Galas are stocked September to May.
Introduction to market: 1965
Place of origin: New Zealand
Parentage: Gala is a cross of Kidd’s Orange and Golden Delicious developed by New Zealand plant breeders.