Buckeye® Gala

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Buckeye® Gala
(Simmons Cv.)

Buckeye® is the darkest Gala strain we offer, making it the choice selection for southern regions or otherwise poor-coloring Gala districts.  It typically develops complete color and a stripe in these warmer climates.  Fruit size and flavor are comparable to traditional Gala strains.  Tree habit is upright and vigorous.  Harvests a few days ahead of Crimson® Gala.

Propagated Rootstocks:
Bud 9, G-16, M-9 / EMLA 111, EMLA 26, EMLA 7, EMLA 106, EMLA 111, G-935, G-11, M-9(Nic29), M-9Nakb337

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Maturity Chart

Use this list to help choose fruit trees which yield fruit at different times throughout the season. (Harvest dates are approximate for south central PA. Adjust accordingly for other locations.)

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About Rootstock

Rootstocks are plants with pre-established root systems onto which a cutting or a bud from another plant is grafted, allowing for control of vigor and/or disease-resistant abilities.

Rootstock Chart

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Pollination Charts

Many fruit tree varieties are not self-fertile. In order to have successful pollination, it may be necessary to have two different varieties of tree.

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