This pruner is ideal for cutting green, living growth like stems and light branches. Its coating offers an edge that stays sharp five times longer than non-treated blades, reduces friction for easy cutting and resists rust for lasting value. The aluminum blade stays sharp, even through heavy use. Angled cutting head reduces wrist fatigue and makes it easy to prune at awkward angles. For right and left-handed users. 1 inch diameter cutting capacity. This product is backed by a lifetime warranty.