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Beautifully colored Gala. Fruit is bright red with distinctively dark red stripes. Great for fresh-eating, cooking, and baking. Keeps up to 7 months in proper storage. Originates in Ohio circa 1994. Ripens mid-late August. Best pollinators: Stark® Super Red Fuji, Starkrimson® Red Delicious, or any Golden Delicious.

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Characteristics

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

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

The mature size of this variety depends on the version you choose to plant:
Semi-Dwarf 12 - 15' Tall X 12 - 15' Wide
Dwarf 8 - 10' Tall X 8 - 10' Wide

Recommended Spacing

The space needed for this variety to grow depends on the size you plant:
Semi-Dwarf 12 - 15'
Dwarf 8 - 10'

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.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow apple trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

Estimated Delivery Date

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Wanted a small tree with a good tasting red apple to eat fresh off of the tree
Patricia F H on Oct 11, 2018
Wanted a small tree with a good tasting red apple to eat fresh off of the tree
Patricia F H on Oct 11, 2018
Our family loves Gala Apples and they came up when searching what would grow well in our zone (6A).
Suzanne M on Jul 25, 2018
Our family loves Gala Apples and they came up when searching what would grow well in our zone (6A).
Suzanne M on Jul 25, 2018
What root stock is used on semi dwarf apple trees?
Drew H on Oct 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We are unable to guarantee a specific rootstock in our Retail Department. However, our Customer Support Team might be able to help you determine the probable rootstock or rootstocks used on this year???s crop. Please contact us at 800.325.4180.
Full sun?
Marcy W on Oct 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: All apple varieties need full sun to produce the maximum yield.
How far do the roots spread?
Mary K on Jul 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: That will depend entirely on the environmental conditions, the quality of your soil and what kind of fertilizer and rainfall it receives. It also depends upon the tree size you choose. A dwarf will spread an average of 10'; a semi-dwarf will spread 15'.

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