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Acer miyabei 'Butterball'
Miyabei Maple

Acer miyabei 'Butterball'
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Price: £35.00 Quantity :


New to us, Acer miyabei 'Butterball'  is a rare, rounded small tree in the UK with large, three to five lobed, 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: 3L/4L pots, approx 3 years old, 30 - 50 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy but shelter from strong wind.
  • Rate of Growth: Usually slow whilst getting established then 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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