This brilliant acer palmatum Japanese Maple cultivar will truly stop anyone who passes by in their tracks. The Bloodgood Japanese Maple should be grown as the focal point in your yard – a true statement piece!
This deciduous tree, meaning it loses it’s leaves in winter, is grown across the United States in USDA growing zones 5-8. It can reach up to 15 to 20 feet high in maturity making it a great choice for small tree in your landscape.
This tree has a slow to moderate growth rate of 1-2 feet per year. The Bloodgood maple cannot be grown in the hot summer heat, so plant in partly shade if you have exceptionally hot summers.
After winter, the yellow green leaves emerge again in the spring and stay green through summer. As soon as the temperatures start dropping the leaves gradually turn a bright scarlet red. Renowned for its beautiful garnet foliage and showy growth habitat, it is a staple in many home landscapes.
This ornamental tree is great for winter landscapes as the red is a nice contrast color to the evergreen trees. This fast growing tree is easy to grow and very asethetically pleasing.
The tree prefers full sun to partial shade and slightly acidic, well-drained soil for best results. Watering is key to ensuring that your Bloodgood Japanese maple tree properly establishes it’s root system upon initial growth in the first year. Soil moisture should stay damp but no wet feet.
Our Bloodgood Japanese Maple for sale is sure to turn heads!
Acer palmatum artropurpureum
- Specimen tree
- Attractive foliage
- Brilliant red color
- Tolerates sun