Themeda triandra is a perennial tussock-forming grass widespread in Africa, Australia, Asia and the Pacific. In Australia it is commonly known as kangaroo grass and in East Africa and South Africa it is known as red grass and red oat grass or as rooigras in Afrikaans.

  • Tolerates coastal, light frost & drought
  • Full sun/ light shade
  • Grass, H up to 1.5m, W up to 0.6m
  • Soils - sandy, clay, loamy, sandy loam, clay loam, poor soils
  • Attracts - Bird, lizards & butterflies
  • Edible seed
  • Cultural uses

Kangaroo Grass - Themeda Triandra