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Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' /Butterfly Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'  / Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Variegated foliage
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Variegated foliage

Close-up, variegated foliage

Foliage may be pink edge or almost solid pink in early spring

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Scientific Name: Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Common Name: Butterfly Japanese Maple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Variegated foliage gives a good contrast in the landscape. Requires the same growing conditions as the Japanese maples -- moist, well drained soil and some protection from hot drying summer winds.