Eucalyptus forrestiana
Fuchsia Gum

Uses: A decorative, smaller bushy gum with distinctive pendulus buds and fruits.
Buds open out with yellow stamens in summer, autumn.
Often used as a street tree in Western Australia.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 3-5m
  • Spread 3-5m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus forrestiana
  • Common Name Fuchsia Gum
  • Origin WA
  • Habit Upright to spreading
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Coastal footslopes, Footslopes, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Red, Yellow
  • Flowering Time Summer, Autumn
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Eucalypt-type
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Shade
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Smooth
  • Form Small Tree (Up to 7m)