Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
  • Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - spring leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - spring leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - autumn colour
  • Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'


Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is a handsome maple growing to be a large shrub or eventually very small tree with dark purple-red summer leaves and scarlet autumn colour.

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(Japanese Maple) A popular maple, Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is a large shrub or eventually a small tree with deeply-cut, dark purple leaves which turn a vivid shades of red and scarlet in the autumn before falling. The best autumn colour display will be seen if this maple is planted in a position sheltered from strong winds.

The summer leaves and autumn colour is very eye-catching and makes Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' a superb addition to a nearly any garden and it can also be grown in a container if required.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' will produce stronger autumn colours in a slightly acid soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' requires shelter from strong winter winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: An elegant large, reasonably upright, branching shrub or in time, very small tree.
    • Height: up to 5 m (16 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
  • Notes: This plant is an improved selection of Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, To grow in a pot

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