Flash Gala on the Big Bucks tree_preview (1)

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement High
Vigour Very strong
Growth habit Semi spreading
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 2nd week October (Grabouw, Western Cape)
Full bloom 3rd week October (Grabouw, Western Cape)
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-incompatible
Bearing habit Spurs and shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Granny Smith
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 2nd week February (Grabouw, Western Cape)
Control cultivar With Royal Gala
Production (kg/tree) Very well (>55)
Fruit size distribution Medium
Shape Flat-globose
Skin colour 80-100% Wine red blush with no striation
Flesh colour Cream
Eating quality Fragrant, Sweet
Texture Crisp
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin Mutation of Corder Gala
Owner Pink Vein (Pty) Ltd
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Yes
Flash Gala on the Big Bucks tree_preview (1)

High percentage of well coloured fruit

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