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Rattan Furniture FAQ

What is Rattan Garden Furniture?

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.

What are 'poly', 'faux' and 'resin' Rattan?

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.

Can Rattan Garden Furniture be used outdoors?

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.

Is Rattan Garden Furniture waterproof?

Yes, the Resin Rattan Garden Furniture we stock is water resistant.

How hard wearing is synthetic outdoor rattan furniture?

Synthetic, or resin rattan furniture is quite resilient, as it is waterproof and tough.

How do I clean rattan garden furniture?

Rattan Garden Furniture can be cleaned using a damp cloth.

Where can i buy cushions for rattan conservatory furniture?

We stock a range of garden furniture cushions, some of which are appropriate for Rattan Garden Furniture.

Who makes Poly Rattan Garden Furniture?

Gardens and Homes Direct are a supplier of a broad range of Poly Rattan Garden Furniture.