Fuchsia Gum is a highly ornamental fuschia gum has been extensively grown as a small street tree. It forms a small habit with a dense dark green canopy and smooth gray bark which is deciduous in long strips during late Summer. The bright red 4-sided flower buds to 5cm long are usually solitary on long, pendulous stalks. They open to reveal short yellow stamens in Summer through to Autumn and are followed by conspicuous red fruits. Grows to approximately 4m in height.