Bloodgood Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood')

Environment: This plant tolerates some drought. This plant will grow in dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil.

Attributes and Features:

  • Uses: Accent, Border, Container, Deck or Patio, Specimen
  • Long-term health usually not affected by pests
  • Tends to leaf out early; may be injured by spring frost
  • Attractive foliage and shape


USDA Hardiness Zone :  6a - 8b
Exposure :  Full sun to partial shade
Mature Height :  10 - 15 feet
Mature Spread :  10 - 15 feet
Flower :  Red, spring, inconspicuous
Fruit :  Red, showy
Foliage :  Deep reddish - purple
Fall Color :  Showy, crimson-red
Form/Shape :  Round shape, upright
Growth Rate :  Slow growth rate
Persistence :  Deciduous large shrub or small tree
Family Name :  Aceraceae (Maple)

Plant Care


15 Gallon :  Presently Unavailable
24" Box :  Presently Unavailable

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