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Japanese maple 'Bloodgood'     

Acer palmatum

Bloodgood is a variety of Japanese maple which is a member of the Maple family. Its botanical name is Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   American rose and   Banana yellow. The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 2. Leaves usually appear in   Dark red and   British racing green colour. Bloodgood grows as a Deciduous and is a Ornamental. Being deciduous, expect it to shed its leaves annually. Bloodgood is known for its Tree habit and growing to a height of approximately 6.10 metres (19.82 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid spring.

Japan is believed to be where Bloodgood originates from.

Bloodgood Japanese maple is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Japanese maple 'Bloodgood'

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Slow growth.

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Bloodgood is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Bloodgood needs a soil ph of 4.0 to 7.5 (moderately acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Bloodgood from seed

Transplanting Bloodgood

Bloodgood is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Bloodgood

Japanese maple 'Bloodgood' information

How long does Bloodgood take to grow?

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