Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - spring leaves
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - leaves starting to turn red for autumn in early October
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - autumn colour
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - young leaves emerging in Spring
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - spring leaves
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - leaves starting to turn red for autumn in early October
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - autumn colour
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - young leaves emerging in Spring

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Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'

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(Japanese Maple) A handsome maple growing to be a large shrub or eventually very small tree with dark purple-red summer leaves which turn vivid shades of scarlet red in autumn before falling.

Grows well in a large container. 

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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'
How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (3m+), Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Suitable for Containers, Foliage - Purple/Red

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