Mimbres figwort, or Scrophularia, is also known as red birds in a tree plant. It is a rare wildflower found in Arizona and New Mexico in mountainous landscapes. If you’re looking to grow red birds there are a few things to know. Fortunately it is easy to grow in all soil types except heavy clay. The plant will need to be in sunlight except in the afternoon when in dry climates. Fertilizer such as compost or manure is helpful if soil quality is poor, but too much will weaken the plant. Water regularly and lightly fertilize every fall. With these steps you should be able to enjoy this flower.
- To grow red birds, it is best to first visit a nursery that specializes in rare and exotic plants
- Redbirds are threatened due to mining, wildfire, construction, and other environmental factors
- Redbirds require watering on a regular basis. Is is important to allow the soil to dry slightly before watering sessions.
“Red birds in a tree is easy to grow in nearly any soil type, with the exception of heavy clay.”