Japanese Maple Butterfly Tree is a small growing tree.
Acer palmatum Butterfly, has beautiful leaves that are blue-green with creamy white margins tinged with pink. The white portions on the leaves of the 'Butterfly' Japanese Maple change with the seasons and are rosy pink in the spring and magenta in the fall.
This dwarf Japanese Butterfly Maple Tree is a specimen maple tree growing to a height of 8 to 9 feet with a 5 to 6 foot spread making its growth very symmetrical. This tree can be used as a focal point tree, accent or in groups of 3 for landscape interest. It can be grown in planters or large containers for patios and decks. This Japanese Maple tree is also a good selection for Bonsai.
Japanese Maple Trees are a great way to add interest to a plain corner, Zen Garden or Japanese Garden.
Plant in full sun to partial shade in moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil.