The Acer palmatum - Bloodgood Japanese Maple are one of the more popular variety of the red Japanese maples . They are extremely easy to care for, and their distinctive red foliage makes these trees the ultimate in outdoor decorative beauty.
The Bloodgood is ideal as a focal point or accent plant in your landscape, or as a property divider for any residential landscape. They are known for their ability to retain color throughout the seasons. This Japanese maple tree's foliage has a deep burgundy hue throughout the spring and well into the summer months that transitions to an eye-catching bright-red tone during the winter months. It’s bark is silver in color and also provides a lovely visual.
This tree prospers in growing zones 5-8; however they can grow in any region as a potted variety. They reach heights of 15 feet but can easily be maintained to any desired height with regular pruning.
Bloodgoods are adaptable to various soil types and will succeed in partial to full sunlight. As an added bonus, these trees are low maintenance and are naturally disease and pest resistant.
Full sun to partial sun.
Drought tolerant once established.