Japanese Maple Bloodgood in foundation bed?

I live in Zone 7 and am considering using a Japanese Maple Bloodgood as an accent tree in one of my foundation beds.The spot I am considering receives morning sun, mid-day shade and late afternoon sun.It is well-drained and I have added rich, homemade compost to our clay to improve its condition. My only concern is the root system of the Bloodgood.Will it cause trouble with our foundation? If so, what other small ornamental trees do you recommend for this spot? I'd like a mature height of 20ft.
Submitted by BHGPhotoContest

"Hi
You don't say how far away from your home this planting spot is, but the Bloodgood would make a fine tree if you aren't planting anywhere closer than 10 to 15 feet. If you are any closer, I'd probably not plant a tree."


Community Answers 0

Answer this Question
X


Enter an Answer to this Question
Tips
500 characters left