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Stark® GrandGala™ Apple

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Description

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A premium dessert apple. Tree yields fruit that is a larger version of Gala — meaning more sweet bites to savor. Great for all uses: fresh-eating, cooking, baking, and more. Disease-resistant to cedar apple rust. Introduced circa 1998. Ripens in late August. Best pollinators: Stark® Super Red Fuji, Starkrimson® Red Delicious or any Golden Delicious. May be covered by U.S.P.P. #11348 or other patents. Caitlin cultivar.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm, Fine
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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Recommended Pollinators

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
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I like gala apples, and it was suggested that to pollinate Fuji, get Gala or Red Delicious. I don't care much for Red not so Delicious so i chose Grandgala instead
Tim B on May 4, 2016
My wife loves the Gala apples so I decided to try one.
George E H on Apr 30, 2016
I like gala apples, and it was suggested that to pollinate Fuji, get Gala or Red Delicious. I don't care much for Red not so Delicious so i chose Grandgala instead
Tim B on May 4, 2016
love galas! best apple on the planet.
Jason R on May 2, 2016
My wife loves the Gala apples so I decided to try one.
George E H on Apr 30, 2016
Pollinator for Fuji
EDWARD F on Mar 22, 2016
We have eaten them and like them
LOUIS S on Mar 16, 2016
The kids love Gala apples
Jonathan H on Mar 14, 2016
Disease resistance
Brett B on Mar 8, 2016
To pollinate my Candy Crisp and vice versa.
Peter Alex D on Feb 29, 2016
One of my favorites, pollinates Honeycrisp
George S on Feb 18, 2016
love galas! best apple on the planet.
Jason R on May 2, 2016
Pollinator for Fuji
EDWARD F on Mar 22, 2016
Is this In flowering group 3 or 4?
Adam N on May 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I believe they are in group 4, I planted them with Pink Ladies
Is this cultivar tip or spur or somewhere in-between?
Adam N on May 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: GrandGala is a tip-bearer, or more accurately a partial-tip bearer (not as strictly tip-bearing as some varieties, like Jonathan). Definitely not a spur-type apple tree.

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Gala Apple
This one started off last spring slow and is half the size of the sister Fuji tree. It is doing well and blossomed this spring and is taking off with more robust growth this spring.
May 10, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Watch for deer!
The bare root trees grow wonderfully. However, the deer love to munch the leaves and so the tree is struggling....
May 22, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago