Corder Gala

Corder Gala -Elgin 2005

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium to high(500-800RCU)
Vigour Moderate to strong
Growth habit Semi upright
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 Golden Delicious, Granny, Hillieri
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 4th week in January(Grabouw, Western Cape)
Control cultivar Royal Gala
Production (kg/tree) Good
Fruit size distribution Medium
Shape Flat round
Skin colour Full red with yellow stripes
Flesh colour Cream
Eating quality Very good, 14°Brix
Texture Fine
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin Royal Gala Mutation
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Yes
Corder Gala -Elgin 2005
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