Acer Palmatum Bloodgood


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SKU: acer-palmatum-bloodgood Categories: ,
Common Name: Japanese Maple
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This plant has won a RHS award

3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Partial Shade
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Eventual Height: 5m
  • Eventual Spread: 5m

Acer Palmatum Bloodgood, also known as Japanese Maple, and has the benefit of holding the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit, is a deciduous small tree or large shrub, slow growing and of upright habit, its deeply cut dark red-purple leaves turn a beautiful bright red or blood red in the autumn. Making this a stunning focal point for any garden.

Looking After Your Acer Palmatum Bloodgood

Generally disease free, although may be affected by Aphids during the Summer months, this Acer is an easy to grow small ornamental tree and suitable in many if not all locations. A low maintenance plant which can benefit from partial or dappled shade in all types of garden from informal cottage planting schemes to the more formal town garden, preferring a fertile, moist and well drained soil. In Spring apply a good layer of mulch around the base to help retain moisture during the summer months, and feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Very little if any pruning is required, although removal of damaged or unwanted branches should be done in Spring while still dormant.

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