Fiskars Steel Bypass Pruning Shears

Last updated: November 25, 2020

Keep your trees and shrubs in optimal health with these pruning shears. The shears are made using a precision-ground steel blade that can cut through small branches. A low-friction coating was also added to the blade to prevent rust from forming and tree sap from sticking.

We looked at the top Pruning Shears and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Pruning Shears you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: Each one of these pruning shears purchases comes with a built-in lock for safety.

In our analysis of 32 expert reviews, the Fiskars Steel Bypass Pruning Shears placed 2nd when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Is it time again to tame the garden? If so, these coated pruning shears are ready to tackle the job. The cambered, beveled blade is made of non-stick high carbon steel so it cuts smoothly and easily. Shears feature an ambidextrous lock, sap groove, enclosed spring, and dual layer comfort grips.

Fiskars is a global company with manufacturing locations all over the world, including several places in the US. The 9109 Bypass Pruner is made in China. Many of Fiskars’ blades are stainless steel. The blade on the 9109 is a coated, high carbon steel blade. To learn more about this pruner and other Fiskars products, please visit us at

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Efficient cutting and quick cleaning
Comfortable handle
The best thing about these is that they'll fit in your back pocket and stay locked.
Further, the locking mechanism is secure; never have they accidentally unlocked when I tossed or dropped them.

What reviewers didn't like

Unreliable product control means some people have been disappointed by poor tools
The blade may rust after some time
They do tend to do better on green or growing wood than on dead branches.
Not ergonomic.
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