Rattan Garden Furniture FAQ
Rattan (from the Malay rotan) is the name given to a group of palm trees native to Asia, and predominantly to Indonesia. The Wood of these palms is durable and flexible, making it ideal for furniture construction. Typically, the palm wood is woven, rather like wicker, intoRattan Garden Furniture.
Poly, or Resin Rattan is artificial Rattan made from resin or plastic instead of the traditional Rattan cane. This is then woven like real Rattan to make furniture, and produces an authentic effect. Resin Rattan has the advantage of being resistant to water and rot.
Yes Rattan Garden Furniture (and faux poly resin rattan) can be used outdoors. It is quite resilient to the elements, though we would recommend bringing it in or keeping it under a furniture cover in inclement weather.
Yes, the Resin Rattan Garden Furniture we stock is water resistant.
Synthetic, or resin rattan furniture is quite resilient, as it is waterproof and tough.
Rattan Garden Furniture can be cleaned using a damp cloth.
Gardens and Homes Direct are a supplier of a broad range of Poly Rattan Garden Furniture.