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Tree Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'

 

 

 

 
Description Deciduous upright Japanese maple with stunning dark-purplish, almost black-red serrated leaves into late summer, turning bright crimson in autumn. The fruits are paired samaras (wing-shaped) and hang from the tree in clusters. It is a taller specimen than Japanese Maple growing to about 5m tall.    
Foliage
Deciduous
   
Form
V-Shaped
   
Mature Size 5 x 3m    
Uses This tree makes a beautiful specimen tree in small to large gardens. Can be grown in containers or planted in rows adding great multi-seasonal colour.    
Position & Soil Most Japanese Maples prefer fertile, well-drained soil in a full to filtered sun position. 'Bloodgood' is no exception. Use mulch around the base of the tree to retain moisture in the soil.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.5-1.8m)
   
Substitutes Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry'
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
   
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