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Royal Gala Apples

Royal Gala Apples

Royal Gala Apples
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Royal Gala Apples have pale red flushes over top of a yellow or cream-coloured skin.

They are sweet apples, with white flesh.

From April to August, New Zealand & Australia ship Royal Gala apples to North America.

Cooking Tips

Best used fresh, for eating and salads.


80 calories per medium-sized apple.

History Notes

Royal Gala Apples were developed in New Zealand from a sport of a Gala apple tree.

The apples were introduced commercially in New Zealand in 1960, and in North America in the early 1970s.

The apple was named to honour the Queen (Elizabeth II) during a visit by her to New Zealand.

See also:

Salad Apples

Ambrosia Apples; Apple Slices; Cameo Apples; Cortland Apples; Creston Apples; Criterion Apple; Galarina Apples; Ginger Gold Apples; Golden Delicious Apples; Honey Crisp Apples; July Tart Apples; Mollie's Delicious Apples; Nova Easy Gro Apples; Pacific Rose Apple; Prairie Sun Apples; Royal Gala Apples; Salad Apples; Southern Rose Apple; Sweet Sixteen Apples

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Oulton, Randal. "Royal Gala Apples." CooksInfo.com. Published 29 January 2004; revised 25 July 2005. Web. Accessed 03/17/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/royal-gala-apples>.

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