Alvina Gala apple

PBR
Commercial or trial status
Commercial
Related Rootstocks
Maturity season
Early
Maturity
First picking date in 2008 approx. February 20 and last picking date approx February 29 (Vic)
Cropping
Average production 50kg of fruit per tree.
Fruit size
Medium size, approximately 88mm in length and 75mm wide.
Skin
Intensity of colour is bright. Solid red flush with stripes, red in colour over 95% of the fruit.
Flesh
Cream.
Comments

Tree is upright spreading, with medium vigorous growth.
Fruit properties at maturity (based on 10 fruit tested in the laboratory):
Acid content: Approx. 160 mg/L malic acid.
Firmness: Approx. 8.7 – 10.3 kg, averaging about 9.6 kg.
Soluble solids: Approx. 12- 14%, averaging about 12.9%.
Starch index: On scale of 1 (high starch) to 6 (low starch), range 2 – 3, average about 2.5.
Flavor: Sweet and juicy.