This garden series tough grade pole pruner has a fiberglass handle that extends to 12-foot. There is a 14-Inch pruning saw for sawing larger branches and a heat treated resharpenable bypass pruning blade that will cut up to 1 12-Inch branches. The extension of this tool allows you to remain steadily on the ground as your move about your yard pruning your trees and shrubs. This compound action bypass tree pruner will handle all gardening pruning with ease. Eliminate the need to use a ladder and enjoy working from the ground when you buy this tool.