Foliage of Acer palmatum Butterfly

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‘Butterfly’

Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum

'Butterfly'

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Foliage of Acer palmatum Butterfly
  • Variegated foliage
  • Excellent fall color
  • Useful small tree
Description

We are working on increasing our supply of own-root Japanese maple liners. Please contact the account manager for your state or province for more information. If you are looking for a supplier for tree liners, bare root, or whips, visit our tree program page.

Variegated Japanese maple, perfect for collectors! We're proud to offer own-root liners of select Japanese maple varieties. 'Butterfly' is a small tree with fine lobed leaves splashed with green, white, and pink. Fall color is a stunning magenta-red. Habit is upright and vase-shaped.

USDA Zone
5 - 7 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
7 - 12'
Width
6 - 10'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
Red
Foliage Color
Variegated
Liner Sizes
Quick Turn

Soil

Adaptable to most soils, provided they do not remain wet or soggy.

Pruning

Prune as desired to accentuate natural form.

Uses

Specimen

Growing Tips

Japanese maples are relatively adaptable in terms of growing conditions. In cold or exposed sites, they should be sited where they get some protection from the harshest winter weather.