Bamboo / Rattan / Wicker / Cane

So on trend at the moment!

Understand the differences.

Bamboo is a tree that grows in abundance throughout Asia.  The Tree is straight, hollow and has distinctive horizontal notching.

Rattan is a climbing palm vine with a solid core that wraps itself around other trees.  Similar to bamboo, it has horizontal notching on its skin.

Cane is part of the rattan plant. Unlike rattan which is commonly treated and painted.  Cane is left in its natural state.

Wicker is similar to rattan.  More specifically, wicker refers to the woven construction method by which these items are made, while rattan refers to the material used for weaving.