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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.
'Butterfly' Japanese Maple -  Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
'Butterfly' Japanese Maple -  Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Characteristics 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.
List of Japanese Maples:
Deshojo Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Deshojo'), bright red foliage throughout the spring and the autumn, light green in summer
Japanese Maple, beautiful autumnal foliage
Japanese Maple 'Atropurpureum' (Acer palmatum atropurpureum), serrated leaves, purple, then bronzy red
Japanese Maple 'Dissectum garnet' (Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Garnet'), weeping shape, finely serrated red leaves
Japanese Maple 'Dissectum viridis' (Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Viridis'), weeping shape, light green finely serrated leaves, turning golden to red in the autumn
Ornatum Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Ornatum'), compact rounded shape, finely serrated leaves, dark red

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