Aurora Golden Gala

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Aurora Golden Gala
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Genus Malus
Species M. domestica
Hybrid parentage 'Splendour' x 'Gala'
Cultivar '8S6923'
Origin Canada

Aurora Golden Gala is a trademark for an apple cultivar called '8S6923', which was selected from a cross between the apples 'Splendour' and 'Gala' made at the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre (PARC), Summerland, BC.[1] It was named in 2003 in a nationwide "Name the Apple" contest.[2]

Description[edit]

Aurora Golden Gala is a yellow dessert apple. It is harvested mid-season.[1] 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]

References[edit]

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