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Guinea Grass

Panicum maximum

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Guinea Grass Overview

This tufted grass species is highly palatable and attracts many seed-eating birds to the garden. It is regarded as the most valuable fodder plant and is extensively used to make hay.

Special features of Guinea Grass

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Wet sites

Other uses of Guinea Grass

Other uses