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Other use

Acer palmatum Thunb. Sapindaceae. Japanese maple. Small tree. Distribution: Japan, North Korea. The cultivar 'Bloodgood' has red leaves. Used to induce tranquility in Japanese temple gardens. Can be tapped in early spring for its sugar-rich sap although it is not as abundant as in Acer saccharum.

Geographical distribution

  • Asia-Temperate, Eastern Asia, Japan
  • Asia-Temperate, Eastern Asia, Korea

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'

Genus: Acer
Species: palmatum
Cultivar: 'Bloodgood'
Distribution summary: Japan, S Korea
Habit: Tree
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Not currently grown
Reason for growing: Other use

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