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Acer miyabei 'Butterball'
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Available Autumn 2017 - New to us, Acer miyabei 'Butterball'  is a rare, rounded small tree in the UK with large, three to five lobed leaves green leaves which turn lovely shades of golden-yellow in autumn before falling.

Acer miyabei 'Butterball' is a hardy tree which will have its best display of autumn colour in a sunny position with some shelter from cold winds. Does not want to be a in an exposed position with wet or waterlogged soil. 

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. if you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when it is available.

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy but shelter from strong wind.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Acer miyabei 'Butterball' eventually grows to be a small, rounded branching tree in the UK.
    • Height: eventually 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
    • Spread: 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)


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