Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood' /Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood'      / Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood'
Grown primarily for its strikingly colored leaves
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Grown primarily for its strikingly colored leaves

Leaves are red with a purple cast in spring and summer

Has beautiful red leaves in spring and summer that turn crimson in autumn

Red flowers hang beneath foliage in spring

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Scientific Name: Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood'
Common Name: Bloodgood Japanese Maple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Comments: In zones 7-8 it will benefit from some shade in the hot afternoon. Leaves are a purple-red in spring and summer and a striking crimson in autumn. Water in early morning or late afternoon, as wetting leaves during day may cause scorch.