Grasses: Tiger Grass (Thysanolaena maxima)


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 2.5m 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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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Regina Hall
Great Service and excellent quality plants

Byron Bay Bamboo was an excellent service and solved a screening problem with Tiger Grass which is a great alternative to bamboo for small spaces. Plants were of an high standard and well established. Highly recommend.

Sue James
Great plants

I’ve just bought Taiwan Jade bamboo and Tiger Grass and the plants are very healthy and a really good size. I’d certainly recommend Byron Bay Bamboo.

Jacqueline Wilson
Black bamboo and tiger grass

Great customer service and communication. Plants were healthy and bigger than I thought. Thankyou

Catriona Lee
Great Service

Fantastic service and the plants are just so healthy!

Amanda Campbell
Great plants!

Always happy 😃
Great service & plants!

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