Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Bloodgood Japanese Maple

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Beyond its captivating foliage, the Bloodgood Japanese Maple showcases a graceful and upright form. The branches ascend in an elegant manner, creating a well-balanced and symmetrical silhouette. This tree forms a dense canopy that provides dappled shade, creating a cool and inviting atmosphere in your outdoor space. Its compact and upright habit also makes it a perfect choice for smaller gardens, urban landscapes, or as a focal point in larger landscapes.

In addition to its stunning form and foliage, the Bloodgood Japanese Maple is known for its adaptability to different growing conditions. It thrives in partial shade to full sun, although some protection from the intense afternoon sun is recommended in hotter regions. It prefers well-draining soil that is slightly acidic and benefits from regular watering to maintain optimal growth and vibrant foliage.

Standing at a height of 15 to 20 feet (4.5 to 6 meters) with a similar spread, the Bloodgood Japanese Maple is a medium-sized tree. Its moderate size makes it suitable for various garden sizes and styles, including residential yards, parks, and urban landscapes. It can be planted as a specimen tree, in groupings, or as a focal point to add depth and visual interest to your landscape.

Caring for the Bloodgood Japanese Maple is relatively easy, as it is a low-maintenance tree. Mulching around the base will help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature. Pruning should be done in late winter or early spring to maintain the desired shape and remove any dead or crossing branches. Regular monitoring for pests and diseases will ensure the health and vitality of the tree.

Botanical Name: Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
Common Name: Bloodgood Japanese Maple
Foliage: Red
Fall Color: Red 
Growing Zones: 5-9
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade 
Mature Size:  15-20' tall x 15-20' Wide

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