Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Pennisetum purpureum - Elephant Grass, Napier Grass
Edible Portion: Flowers, Shoots, Vegetable
A grass which keeps growing from year to year. It forms large clumps. It can grow 2-4 m tall. The leaf blades are 4 cm wide. The edges become very sharp. The flowers are dense and spike like. They are yellow, brown and purple.