Gala is a cross of Golden Delicious x Kidd's Orange Red, first produced in New Zealand in the mid 1900's. Brookfield Gala is a sport of Gala that has boldly striped fruit and early red color. The early color permits proper harvest timing for best storage maturity and flavor retention.
Fruit is dark red with bold stripes. Flavor is mild, sweet.
Diploid, high vigor tree, annual bearing. Hardy to zone 4. Susceptible to fireblight, scab, powdery mildew.