Plant Form Evergreen shrub or tree. Size Up to 16 m tall. Stem Often multi-stemmed, with smooth and grey bark, becoming fissured with age. Leaves Compound leaves alternately arranged, 3-14 cm long with 5-13 leaflets, sometimes red-tinged, with a turpentine-like aroma when crushed. Flowers Small, inconspicuous white to off-white. Fruit and Seeds Abundant bright-red fleshy round fruit with single seeds. Habitat Coastal scrub, woodlands, riparian areas, wetlands. Distinguishing Features Has horizontal, not drooping branches like Pepper Tree (Schinus molle) and also broader leaves.