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Zones: 5 to 8
Mature Height: 20 to 30 feet
Mature Spread: 15 to 20 feet
The parent of the Bloodgood Japanese Maple is the most popular upright red-leaved Japanese Maple. Blackish-red bark with burgundy leaves that turn a striking scarlet colour in autumn. Red samaras are quite prominent and add to the tree's overall beauty. Perfect as a small lawn tree.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Bloodgood Japanese Maple has a slow to moderate growth rate. It grows up to 30 feet in height and 20 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 8. Prefers full sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soils.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: None required
Stratification: Cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Natural fall sowing in mulched beds
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 20 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.