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Malus Liset crab apple trees

  • Pick: Late-season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Self-fertile
  • Uses: Cookery 

Malus Liset is an ornamental crab apple which produces a small neat tree. The spring blossom is a solid mass of dusky red flowers, followed in autumn by small scarlet fruits.

Like many red-blossom crab apples, the leaves have a distinctive red tint to them which becomes more bronze in colour as they age through the summer.

Malus Liset crab apple trees for sale

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

Summary features of Malus Liset


  • Fertility: Self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 2?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Attractive tree
  • Attractive blossom
  • Attractive fruit


  • Picking season: Late?
  • Good for cooking
  • Drying / Discoloring: No discolor / Good for drying?


  • Fruit colour: Red
  • Blossom colour: Crimson
  • Leaf colour: Bronze

Pollination guide for Malus Liset

Malus Liset is in flowering group 2. Malus Liset is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Like most crab-apples it blooms over a long period and is therefore a good pollinator for other apple and cider-apple varieties flowering at the same time.

Historical details

Malus x moerlandsii 'Liset'. Holland.

Botanical name

Malus moerlandsii 'Liset'

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