It is grown in a number of countries, benefiting from irrigation infrastructure in the Middle East and South Asia.
Also referred to as Chloris Gayana, this animal feed is similar to other hay producing perennial grasses. Rhodes grass is said to have been largely cultivated in West Africa. Fine cut Rhodes grass, in particular, has been selected from the ‘Katambora’ type of Rhodes grass. This is a spreading, perennial agricultural animal feed, cultivated easily in tropical and sub-tropical areas.