Royal Beaut ® Z-select – Royal Gala

Extremely stable striped Gala mutant. With its striped appearance, this selection leans closest to the original Gala. Gala Royal Beaut originated in South Africa and then further bred in Belgium. Z-select is a stable selection with great coloration in all climates.

Breed Description

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Origin: Mutant by Gala Royal Beaut, Belgium

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Developer: Zouk bv

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License: nv Johan Nicolai

Fruit

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Color: Intense red stripes on a light yellow background.

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Coloring: 60% to 100% colored.

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Size: 65/80 mm

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Flesh: light yellow and crispy

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Storage: Store well in normal refrigeration until December. In CA until April.

Taste

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Aroma: Predominantly sweet, no distinct aroma.

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Acidity: little acidity, very soft and sweet taste.

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Texture: juicy and crispy

Tree

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Flowering: Mid-season, little susceptible to night frost.

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Picking time: three weeks before Golden.

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Hardness: 8 to 10 kg/cm²

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Pollinators: Golden, Granny Smith, Idared, Rubinstep,...

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Tree type: Head growth with flat branch insertion.

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Growth rate: medium

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Production: Very productive, early and good yield. Thinning is necessary.

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Susceptible to fruit tree canker.

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