Bloodgood Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum 'Bloodgood'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum at-ro-pur-PUR-ee-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Plant this beautiful maple in a highly visible area amidst a collection of grasses and evergreens to create an Asian-style garden. Associate with beautiful stones. Lovely near a stream or pond where its lower leaves can dip into water. Use its foliage to interrupt a long, green-leafed border.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Protect young trees from harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8