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Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood'

Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood'

One of the faster growing Japanese Maples Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood' is also one of the best purple leafed varieties.

With a good upright habit, over time it will reach 25 - 35 ft, however usually less in cultivation and ofter stated at 15 - 25 ft. However, in ideal conditions, taller.

Growth rate is fast for a Japanese Maple, often reaching 10 - 12 ft in to years. In an open position it will develop a broad crown, equal to its height, making it a useful small shade tree.

The foliage is a deep burgundy through the season turning a brilliant crimson in fall.

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