Acer Bloodgood palmatum

Japanese Maple

  • Deep reddish/purple leaves in spring & summer
  • Deep red fall color
  • Excellent specimen tree
Height: 20-25 Feet
Spread: 15-20 Feet
Zone: 5 - 8
Color: Red

Interesting Notes about Japanese Maple:

Most popular of the Japanese maples due to red foliage persisting through the summer. Makes a nice residential shade tree.

Tips for Homeowners:

Very easy to grow, likes afternoon shade in warmer climates. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Focal Point
  • Garden
  • Fall Color
  • Low Maintenance
  • Specimen
  • Great Foliage


  • Full Sun
  • Full Shade
  • Partial Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Red

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring Bloomer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained