Botanical Name: Acer Palmatum ‘Bloodgood’
Height: 20 feet
Spread: 15 feet
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness Zone: 6a
Soil Type: Widely Adaptable, prefers well-drained
Growth Rate: Slow
Flower Colour: Purple Red
Foliage Colour: Burgundy
Fall Colour: Scarlet
Tolerates: Rabbits, Black Walnut
The most popular of the red-leafed varieties with its spectacular colour! Upright rounded habit. Large leaves hold their colour well all summer long. Reddish-purple fall colour. A great colour contrast among evergreens ad flowering shrubs.
Japanese maples are generally grown for their attractive foliage and shape. Specimen/accent or group around the home or yard or periphery of the border. Good sun-dappled understory tree. Woodland garden margins. Screen. Bonsai.
Prefers protection from Northwest winter winds and from hot afternoon sun. Use triple mix and liquid transplanter fertilizer for planting success.