Teak is a common name for a tall, deciduous timber tree of the verbena family. The tree, which attains a height of about 100 ft, is cultivated in Java, Indonesia. Teak is recognized for its durability and stability under severe climatic conditions making it great for outdoor teak patio furniture. Teak also has been known to resist the attacks of insects and the corrosive effects of weather for hundreds of years. These qualities, plus high quality construction guarantee long life even when left permanently outdoors. Thank you shopping with Outdoor Furniture Now, providers of top quality patio furniture online.