Napier Grass Varieties

The following Napier Grass varieties are available in Kenya for use;

French Cameroon
  • Has thin stems & not very hairy. It is a High yielding variety
Banana grass
  • Have characteristic thick hairy stems. It is a High yielding variety
Kakamega I, Kakamega II, Kakamega III
  • Have thin stems and are tolerant to head smut.
Uganda hairless
  • Have a characteristic thin hairless stems and narrow leaves. It is less yielding, and highly susceptible to frost and diseases.
Clone 13
  • Resistant to snow mould fungal disase
Pakistan hybrid