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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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).