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Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' | Pacific Nurseries

Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’

Common Name | Japanese Maple
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Shrub + Tree
Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’ is a large, bushy deciduous shrub + tree that features deep red-purple leaves with 5-7 slender-pointed lobes. It is sought after for its delicate foliage and dramatic change of color throughout the growing season. As an easy-to-care-for and elegant tree originating from Japan, this Acer is an excellent choice to consider for borders and along ornamental paths because the root system is compact and not invasive. It prefers consistent and regular water. Once established, it is less prone to damage from drought. It does well with the addition of mulch away from the trunk and beyond the drip line of the foliage. Moderate to well-drained soil is best and avoiding poorly drained soil is a good idea.

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'

Attributes + Requirements

Deciduous
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Some Pollinator Attraction
Growth | 10-20′ High
Growth | 15′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Purple
Moderate Water
Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Low Maintenance | Deer Tolerant | Showy
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’
Sizes Grown | 15 gal, 24″ box, 36″ box

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“We love incorporating Acers into our customer’s landscapes because they’re so versatile. They provide impactful visual anchors in both small and large gardens with colors and structures that are stunning year-round.”
Monique Mead | Cobble + Forge

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