This variegated Japanese maple has a unique speckled or mottled appearance. The coloring is somewhat inconsistent from year to year; it varies from solid white in the spring to almost solid green. 'Ukigumo' is surprisingly hardy considering its degree of variegation.
White pink and green mottling in spring
Green with white specks in summer
Deep yellow in fall
Moderately slow when strongly variegated
Approximate mature size:
15 to 20 feet tall
10 to 15 feet wide