Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' - Blue Heron Nursery

Acer palmatum ‘Butterfly’

Butterfly Japanese Maple


An upright, vase shaped tree with delicately cut leaves that are pink-margined in spring and mature to soft blue-green with creamy edges. Fall color is scarlet. As with many variegated plants, this prefers some shelter from late afternoon sun. It prefers a well-drained, acidic soil.

  • Common Name: Butterfly Japanese Maple
  • Height: 12' tall
  • Spread: 10' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 9

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