Japanese Maple 'Butterfly' - Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' (latin)
Geographical origins: Japan, China and Korea. Adult dimensions: Height up to 3 metres, Width up to 2 metres. Foliage: Deciduous. Type of soil: Requires a well dug soil, loamy and rich in organic matter or a peaty or acid soil. Not suitable for chalky soil. Climate: Hardy to -17°C . Exposition: Grows best in shade or partial shade.
Properties and uses:
Its leaves are lightly indented, green-grey with white-pink edges, turning yellow with red edges in the autumn.This Maple can be planted as a specimen in a small garden or as part of a group of shrubs. You will notice the beauty of its young pinkish shoots in the spring that produce a new looking shrub every season. It is also a beautiful bonsai specimen.