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Grasses: Tiger Grass (Thysanolaena maxima)

Original price $30.00 - Original price $99.00
Original price
$30.00 - $99.00
Current price $65.00
Size pot: 300mm
Mature height: 1-3m

Tiger Grass is a grass from Malaysia that grows quickly and has decorative large leaves and a tight clump.  Clean and trim clumps once per year to enhance the look after Winter. Doesn't like strong wind and likes to be watered regularly.

Landscaping enquiries welcomed. Current stock available in 3 sizes - 200mm, 300mm & 400mm. 200mm pot sizes can be sent via courier, but the 300mm and 400mm need to go via truck on pallets so please contact us for a shipping quote.


  • Grows to approx 2-3m depending on soil type 
  • Growth rate - Super Fast - popular tropical screen
  • Sunny/part shade - rich moist soils
  • Note - tiger grass is not a bamboo, it's a grass :) 

Fast-growing Tiger Grass is Ideal for Hedging

Byron Bay Bamboo is the perfect place for you to purchase tiger grass for hedging. Although it looks quite similar to bamboo, a tiger grass plant is a type of perennial grass. We also offer over thirty different varieties of bamboo, so you’ll be spoiled for choice.

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