The Corona Extendable Handle Hedge Shear has heat-treated high-carbon steel blades for durability and strength. Blades are chrome plated to protect from corrosion and rust and provide for easy cutting. Gain up to 11" of increased reach by adjusting the extendable handles to your preference. The shock-stop bumper reduces arm and shoulder fatigue making trimming your plants, bushes, and shrubs a joy. The unique limb notch is located on the top blade for easy access to cutting branches up to 5/8".