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Gala Apple tree

Owner: Mike

Location:  Godalming, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:11 years
Tree form:Standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Not sure
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2022

    Spring blossom: 15 April
  • 2021

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  4kg / 9lbs
  • 2020

    Spring blossom: 22 April
    Harvest: 3rd week October  4kg / 9lbs
    A relatively small harvest but fruits were nearly all very large.
  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 25 April
    Reasonable amount of blossom, but no fruit developed
  • 2018

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 1st week October  2kg / 4lbs
  • 2017

    Spring blossom: 12 April
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    Only 3 fruits made it through. Flavour not very good, however.
  • 2016

    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   1.5m / 5.0ft wide
    No blossom this season.
  • 2015

    Harvest: 1st week November  1kg / 2lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    A token harvest, but fruit all quite healthy with a few good-sized apples. Note a very late harvest - fruit all still well attached at this time: there had been no windfalls at all.
  • 2014

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Growing well, and showing plenty of fruit buds in Oct 2014. Should be ready for fruiting next year.
  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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