Kangaroo Grass is a member of the Themeda family. Its botanical name is Themeda triandra.
Although reclassified it is commonly known both as Themeda australis and Themeda triandraKangaroo Grass grows as an evergreen and is a grass. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Normally grows with a grass habit. This plant tends to bloom in late spring, followed by first harvests in mid summer.
Australia is believed to be where Kangaroo Grass originates from.
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Seeds may grow better if subjected to a period of “drying out” generally 1 year
Cut the seed stalk at the base at the end of December, put the seed stalks in a hessian bag and store them in a cool, dry place for a year. There is a long after-ripening period with the seed. 1
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Kangaroo Grass so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Kangaroo Grass so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Kangaroo Grass plants:
Themeda triandra Forssk. [excluded], Themeda australis
Kangaroo Grass care instructions
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1 “ABC gardening Australia story” http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s919046.htm