Teak (Tectona Grandis) is a deciduous tree that grows in Southeast Asia mainly in Burma, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and India. It can reach up to 150 feet high in 50 years. Teak grows well in the dry, hilly terrain of Indonesia where it has been farmed on plantations since the 1800′s. Teak’s high oil content, high tensile strength and tight grain makes it durable, weather resistant and is particularly suitable for outdoor furniture .Teak is durable even when not treated with any oil or varnish. Teak’s natural oils make it useful in exposed locations, and make the timber termite and pest resistant..