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Bloodgood Dwarf Japanese Maple Trees

Acer palmatum

Growzone: 5-8

As Low As: $41.95

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1 Gallon Pot (3 to 4 Feet Tall) $41.95
3 Gallon Pot (4 to 5 Feet Tall) $99.95
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Dormancy Notice: This plant, like many others, enters dormancy or semi-dormancy in the late fall through early spring. *THIS PLANT IS NOT DEAD. It is completely healthy but upon receiving the plant, you may notice it exhibits fewer leaves, discoloration, or complete leaf drop. This is normal and essential to the plant's health. In fact, planting during dormancy promotes root growth, giving your plant a better start for spring, when new foliage will begin to grow.

Bloodgood Dwarf Japanese Maple Trees for Sale Online

Bloodgood Japanese maple trees are a tried-and-true specimen plant. One of the easiest to grow and hardiest of the Japanese maples. You’ll love the burgundy foliage. Commonly referred to as Red Japanese Maple tree.


Growing Zone: 5 - 8
Mature Height: 15 to 20 feet
Mature Width: 15 to 20 feet
Classification: Small tree
Sunlight: Full Sun to part shade
Habit: Deciduous, densely branched.
Foliage: Burgundy red foliage that turns brilliant scarlet in fall
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Require: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point or a specimen planting.
This Plants Growzone: 5-8 Bloodgood Dwarf Japanese Maple Trees Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Bloodgood Dwarf Japanese Maple Trees

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Bloodgood Japanese Maple plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole.


Additional Information

The Bloodgood Japanese Red Maple was introduced into the United States before World War II. It is a cultivar named after the Bloodgood Nursery in Long Island, New York, where it was developed. The Bloodgood is commonly planted in gardens as an ornamental tree and is admired for its graceful and peaceful appearance.


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