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Japanese Maple 'Butterfly'

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Silvery white margined green leaves cover the densely held branches and become scarlet magenta in fall. New spring growth is pink tinged. A slow-growing shrub-like tree for containers, bonsai, and Asian or small gardens. Deciduous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    5 - 10 feet

  • Spread
    4—7 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Plant Type Trees
Plant Subtype JAPANESE MAPLE
Foliage Color Variegated
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 6 - 8
Height 5 - 10 feet
Spread 4—7 feet
Special Uses Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color
Landscape Uses Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise

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