Buy Thatching Reed

Thatched roof in Hyparrhenia Hirta Thatch Grass, Northern Cape

Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes are suppliers of thatching reed. You can buy thatch reed from our thatch yard which is situated in Chintsa West – 40km outside of East London in the Eastern Cape. Small thatch orders (up to 10 000 bundles) can be collected from the yard, larger orders (minimum 10 000 bundles) are dispatched directly from our suppliers and delivered nationwide on an interlink truck. 

When purchasing thatch expect to pay a per bundle price with an additional amount for delivery. You as the client are required to have a team of laborers on site for loading and unloading on collection and delivery. 

Thatch Reed for Sale

Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes sells premium quality Cape Reed (the most commonly used thatching reed in South Africa), sourced from a supplier that we have had a trade relationship with for almost 20 years.

Cape Reed bundles stored for collection

Cape Reed (Thatching Reed)

Cape Reed is the most commonly used thatching reed in South Africa due to its durability, general availability and cost effectiveness.

Guide Price: R 4.30 per bundle (ex. VAT)

Cape Reed has a great life span when installed to the correct specifications on thatched roofs – as a guideline a roof can last for approximately 20 – 30 years. Reed can, in certain climates, outlast this; particularly in hot, dry environments away from harsh coastal or humid conditions.