Originated in New Zealand, 1865
- Description: Pinkish-orange stripes over a yellow background are the signature of this crisp, aromatically sweet, snappy apple. Gala's have gained popularity among consumers in the past 15 years.
- Parentage: Gala is a cross of a Cox's Orange Pippen and Golden Delicious. Pinkish-orange stripes over a yellow background are the color signatures of a Gala apple.
- Availability: Harvest begins in the middle of August. Available September through May.
- Usage: Being very aromatic and sweet, they are great for snacking and for salads.