A native of Africa, elephant grass was introduced into Australia as forage for livestock. Elephant grass is also used as an ornamental and structural landscaping plant. Elephant grass has been widely planted as a windbreak and is still recommended as a highly-productive tropical forage grass.
Elephant grass is not a declared pest plant under Queensland legislation.
The best form of weed control is prevention. Treat weed infestations when they are small - do not allow weeds to establish.
Steps for weed prevention: