How to care for Acerpalmatum, Japanese Maple. The Bloodgood Japanese maple (Acerpalmatum "Bloodgood") is a cultivar popular because of its red leaf color. It holds this color all summer long, although it may turn reddish-green in hot weather at the warmer end of its range, U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zone 8. Find help & information on Acerpalmatum 'Bloodgood' (A) Japanese maple 'Bloodgood' from the RHS Acerpalmatum (Japanese Maple) Easy to grow, Acerpalmatum varieties are cold-hardy, Guide Shrubs and Trees with Attractive Winter Bark. Bark becomes Advice on GrowingAcerpalmatum Atropurpureum, which is Commonly known as the Purple japanese maple, in your Garden. Singapore-based Photo and Discussion Forums for plant-lovers The PlantGuide Browse the Full PlantGuide. Japanese maple. Acerpalmatum var. dissectum Acerpalmatum 'Oshu Shidare' Full-moon maple Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium' Acerpalmatum Bonfire is a one gallon container grown plant. Orders shipping to CA or AZ will be bare rooted and root washed before being prepped for shipping. Companion Plants for your Japanese Maples Acerpalmatum, Acerpalmatum dissectum, Acer shirasawanum, Plant Combinations, GuideAcerpalmatum “Bloodgood” is a small, deciduous Japanese maple featuring colorful foliage spring through fall. The hand-shaped leaves start off purplish red in the spring, darken to burgundy red in summer and are fiery red by fall.