A cross between Golden Delicious and Kidd’s Orange Red, the Gala apple is currently one of the most extensively grown apples in the world. It has an impressive lineage, being related as well to both the Delicious and Cox Orange Pippin varieties. It is parent to several varieties such as the Jazz, Royal Gala and Pacific Rose. Gala apples are a great snacking fruit as they are low in calories (100 g=57kcal) , high in water content and offer a fair amount of vitamins A, C and B. They contain a dietary fiber known as pectin, which has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and help prevent heart attacks.
In a year, you can get more than 15kg apples from each tree. You can have your own fragrant apples if you buy just one tree.