Natural hemp rope is a soft natural rope made from the industrial fibres of the cannabis plant. Being soft on the hands it is the type of rope usually seen in gyms and is often used as a climbing rope. It’s a smooth looking rope thast is great for home decor or architectural uses as a handrail, barrier or border rope. Hemp rope is 100% natural, environmentally friendly and biodegradable. Is is very low stretch, strong and supple to the hand and is also naturally heat resistant and flame retardant. Hemp rope is the type of rope that would traditionally have been used on ships and is great for those loking for a nautical style. While it is suitable for outdoor use we advise that it is treated first and we recommend our polyhemp rope for applications such as garden deckings.