Common Names: Fuchsia GUm
Type: Evergreen tree
Size: 12-20 ft. high and wide.
Flowers: Red fuchsia-shaped flowers, summer-fall, red fruit; light green fragrant leaves.
Uses: Garden tree, street tree, screen. Tolerates wind. Caution: Flammable.
Wildlife: Hummingbirds like.
Soil: Tolerates poor soil; should be well-drained.
Sun: Full sun.
Pruning: Prune to thin out branches and control shape.
Pests & Diseases: Prone to black scale.
Notes: Buds are valued for craft projects. Hardy to 25° F.