Butterfly Japanese Maple

Butterfly Japanese Maple

Regular price $160.00 Sale

Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'

A tiny compact Japanese maple whose variegated leaves are bordered in pink in spring and turn shades of reddish purple in autumn. Protect Butterfly from strong cold winds and hot dry spots. Pruning is not usually necessary; just remove any dead branches in spring. May be grown in a patio container. * Deer Resistant *

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Tree
foliage Type Deciduous
Height 10-15 ft
Spread 4-8 ft
Shape Upright, spreading
Primary foliage Color Green, variegated
Seasonal foliage Color Purple, reddish
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Insignificant
Berries Winged seeds
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Sun to partial shade
Water Preferences Average
Cold Hardiness Zone Zones 5 (-29?F) to 8 (-12?F)