Botanical Name: Acer Palmatum ‘Bloodgood’
Zone: Hardy to Zone 5
Bloom Description: Red
Light: Full sun to light shade
Leaf: Colorful, Good Fall
Tolerate: Rabbit, 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.
Key to Success:
Prefers protection from Northwest Winter winds and from hot afternoon sun. Use triple mix and liquid transplanter fertilizer for planting success.