Butterfly’ is a rather upright shrub or small tree with 5- to 7-lobed leaves irregularly marginated with creamy-white and often tinged pink. Occasionally has small red flowers in spring.
small, compact shrub with an upright habit, ideal for container growing or to be used as a feature tree in smaller gardens. Acer palmatum Butterfly showcases an abundance .
150-180cm full height
. Grow acer trees in any moist, fertile, well drained soil in sun or dappled shade, with shelter from strong winds which can scorch the finely cut leaves. Alternatively grow acers in large containers using a soil based compost such as John Innes No.3