Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
The Acer palmatum ssp. matsumurae 'Bloodgood' Japanese Maple is a stunning addition to any garden. It boasts deep black-red leaves that last well into the summer, making for a beautiful and unique look. This red-leaved variety is hardier than its green-leaved counterparts, and its fall color is simply sensational. Even in the "off season," the Acer palmatum ssp. matsumurae 'Bloodgood' provides interest with its attractive winter silhouette and smooth gray bark. Our seed is collected from large nursery blocks of pure 'Bloodgood' trees, ensuring a high percentage of resulting seedlings will resemble the parent cultivar. Wholesale growers prefer our seeds for their outstanding quality and reliability. Add the Acer palmatum ssp. matsumurae 'Bloodgood' to your garden and enjoy its gorgeous colors and unique foliage.