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Buckeye® Gala PP10840
The Buckeye® Gala starts coloring a month earlier than its parent, Imperial Gala. The Buckeye® was discovered by the Simmons family in the Peace Valley Orchards in Rogers, OH .  The size and handling qualities remain the same as other Gala varieties.

Fruit:
Unlike other Gala's, the Buckeye's skin is almost solid red with darker and lighter stripes.
The flavor is sweet like other Gala's, with maybe a slight more tangy taste.

Bloom Time:
Mid Season

Bloom Color:
White

Pollination:
Diploid - Requires another variety to pollinate
Buckeye® Gala has fertile pollen; can pollinate other
mid-season bloomers, except other Gala's and Golden sports.

Fruit Ripening Time:
Early Season,
(Early September in South Central PA)

Rootstocks:
EMLA 26, Dwarf, Mature Height 10-12ft.
EMLA 7A, Semi-Dwarf, Mature Height 12-15ft.
EMLA 111, Semi-Dwarf, Mature Height 18-22ft.

Tree Characteristics:
The tree vigorous, upright and very precocious with a semi-spur habit.

Exposure:
Full Sun

Comments:
The Buckeye
® Gala, like other Gala's is great to eat out of hand. Works good in cider and sauce too.