Definition of Royal Gala in English:
A New Zealand dessert apple of a variety with red and yellow skin.
- Royal gala, the first variety to be picked, are now fetching growers up to $3/kg in Brisbane and Sydney markets and retailing at special prices below $4.
- When I visited they were packing Royal Gala for the supermarket, who had specified that the apples should be 60% red and above a certain diameter, measured to the nearest millimetre.
- The orchard has been planted with just half a dozen favoured varieties, the ones that sell well Cox, Braeburn, Royal Gala and one or two experimental ones, including one from China.
1960s: originally Gala, but renamed following a visit by Queen Elizabeth II, who was impressed by this variety.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan