Aurora Golden Gala

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Aurora Golden Gala
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GenusMalus
SpeciesM. domestica
Hybrid parentage'Splendour' x 'Gala'
Cultivar'8S6923'
OriginCanada

Aurora Golden Gala (cultivar 8S6923) is a cross between the apples 'Splendour' and 'Gala'. It was named in 2003 in a nationwide "Name the Apple" contest.[1] Aurora Golden Gala is a yellow dessert apple. It is harvested mid-season.[2] The fruit are medium in size, very crisp, juicy, aromatic, sweet, and they store well.

Currently Aurora Golden Gala is only available in Canada and the United States.[citation needed] The cultivar was made at the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre (PARC), Summerland, BC.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An 'Aurora Golden Gala' a day..." cbc.ca. 6 October 2003.
  2. ^ a b C.R. Hampson; R.A. MacDonald; H.A. Quamme; D.-L. McKenzie & W.D. Lane (2005), "'8S6923' (Aurora Golden Gala™) Apple", HortScience, 40 (1): 251–253