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Acer palmatum cv. Bloodgood (Japaneses Maple).  Japanese maple is moderately difficult to root, so some grower graft it to A. palmatum seedling understocks. This usually involves a side veneer graft performed in the greenhouse during the winter.  There are many other A. palmatum cultivars in additon to Bloodgood which are also clonally propagated by grafting.  

The scion shown here is grafted at the base of the understock, but in some cases larger multiple scions are top grafted onto larger stock plants, resulting in a saleable plant in less time.