Most Powerful Hedge Trimmers UK

Most powerful hedge trimmers UK

Hedge trimming is essential for garden maintenance, but it can be hard to find the right tools.

Here we’ll take a look at some of the most powerful hedge trimmers available in the UK and what makes them so powerful for cutting through thick branches.

Below are our top picks on the most powerful hedge trimmers in the UK of 2022

1) Powerful Corded Electric Hedge Trimmers

Corded electric hedge trimmers are the most powerful type of hedge trimmer.

They are best for heavy duty tasks.

They use an electric motor that is connected to a power outlet by cable and powered through electricity.

They can be used in areas without any kind of power source but require long extension cables and will restrict movement while trimming.

Makita Uh6570/2 240V 65cm Electric Hedge Trimmer
  • Blade tip guard to prevent kickback and protect the gears
  • Stain-free shear blade surface of glittering Silver obtained by non-electrolsed nickel plating that features high anti-abrasion surface for long lasting coating
  • Multi-grip system; gripping the Main and sub grips for extra-long reach, front and sub grips for efficient side hedge trimming and front and main grips for easy top of hedge trimming
  • Two handed safety switch in all applications. Each of the three grips is equipped with a grip switch
  • The blades start only when two of the three grip switches are Engaged at once, and stop immediately when one of the two switches is released
NETTA Hedge Trimmer Cutter - 710W High Power with 66cm Long Diamond Cutting Blade, 180° Rotating Handle, 2-Way Safety Switch, Cuts Up To 24mm Branches - 10M Power Cable
  • 710W CORDED HEDGE TRIMMER: This NETTA 710W Corded Hedge Trimmer is the ideal tool for getting your garden into shape. Boasting a blade length of 66cm and 24mm tooth openings, this hedge trimmer is ideal for tackling the bushes and hedges in your garden.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT AND POWERFUL: The 710W motor will provide you with enough power to take on the overgrown bushes and hedges in your garden and the 180° rotating handle makes it simple to cut at different angles. Weighing just 3.9kg, you shouldn’t have a problem moving this handy tool around your garden
  • SAFE TO USE: This hedge trimmer comes with a two-way safety switch and an anti-clog design which reduces repeated stopping and starting to free the blade. The 10m power cable will give you enough freedom to move around your garden and will reduce the need for overstretching.
  • DIMENSIONS: 112cm x 17cm x 21cm | WEIGHT: 3.9kg
  • WARRANTY: We aim to give the best customer service possible. In the unlikely event that this product is at fault, do not worry, as we have you covered with our 365-day warranty. This gives you peace of mind when purchasing a product from us.

– They are usually heavier than the other types of hedge trimmers because they include a motor, gears and housing.

– Corded electric hedge trimmers can be expensive but they are also most reliable for heavy duty tasks.

Pros: powerful, versatile with no restrictions on movement while trimming; more affordable in the long term

Cons: heavier, requires access to a power outlet; expensive upfront cost.


2) Powerful Cordless Hedge Trimmers

Cordless hedge trimmers are perfect for light duty tasks. They offer unrestricted movement while trimming and can be used virtually anywhere as long as they have access to power supply

Cordless hedge trimmers are battery powered and use a rechargeable battery.

Ryobi RY18HT55A-0 18V ONE+ Cordless 55cm Hedge Trimmer (Bare Tool), 18 V & RB18L40 18V ONE+ Lithium+ 4.0Ah Battery
  • Product 1: The new LINEA in-line handle, designed for advanced ergonomics, combines comfort, compact design, and easy handling in one perfectly balanced package
  • Product 1: High torque motor delivers powerful cutting performance for pruning hedges and shrubs
  • Product 1: Excellent cutting quality through precision 55cm diamond ground blades
  • Product 1: Capable of cutting large branches with 24mm blade gap
  • Product 2: More power, longer runtimes & increased durability
Ryobi OHT1850X ONE+ Cordless Hedge Trimmer, 18 V (Body only) , Yellow
  • Extended reach Hedge trimmer makes easy work Of trimming hard-to-reach hedges and shrubs
  • 4-Position articulating head for pruning all sizes of hedges and shrubs
  • Rotating rear handle for optimum reach in all cutting applications
  • Central trigger for easy use in extended reach position
  • Hedge sweep debris sweeper for easy removal of clippings

These types of hedges can be used in virtually any location as long as they have access to power supply (wall socket).

They offer unrestricted movement while trimming which makes them suitable for lighter duty tasks on small plants.

The downside is that cordless hedge trimmers are more expensive upfront.

They also have a limited use-time because the battery has to be charged after every use and they cannot trim away from power supply for too long before it will start losing its charge.

Cordless hedges are also less powerful than corded electric hedge trimmers, and don’t have the same rigidity or cutting length.

Pros: no restrictions on movement while trimming; lightweight and manoeuvrable for light duty tasks

Cons: expensive upfront cost; limited battery life, shorter cutting length

Conclusion:  but cordless hedges are more expensive upfront with a limited battery life, shorter cutting lengths and less powerful than their electric counterparts.


3) Powerful Petrol Hedge Trimmers

Petrol hedge trimmers are the most powerful type of hedges. They use a petrol engine that is powered by fuel and gas to cut through plants.

These types of hedge trimmers can be used in areas without any kind of power source but they will require refueling after time or distance otherwise it won’t work as well.

Mcculloch HT 5622 Petrol Hedge Trimmer: 22 cc, 56 cm Cutting Blade, 22 mm Blade Gap, Dual Action Blades, Soft Start, Handle Anti-Vibration System, Easy Starting
  • Ideal for frequent use the HT 5622 is a 22.7cc petrol powered hedge trimmer that has an power output of 0.65kW. The HT 5622 has a blade length of 56 cm and a blade gap of 22 mm
  • The rear handle is possible to adjust in multiple positions for ergonomic work
  • Weighing only 5.2 kg this petrol hedge trimmer also features dual action blades, reciprocating cutting, soft start, ergonomic adjustable handle, low noise engine, anti-vibration handles, auto return stop switch, tool-less air filter and a visible fuel tank
  • Anti-vibration system: Yes
Husqvarna 122HD60 21.7 Hedge Trimmer
  • Delivery available nationwide
Mountfield MHJ2424 61cm Double Bladed Petrol Hedgetrimmer
  • 2-Takt-Motor.
  • 24,5Cc
  • 61 Cm Long Blade.
  • Rotating Handle With 3 Items

Petrol hedge trimmers are the heaviest type of hedges because they include a heavy petrol engine, gears and housing.

They also tend to be more expensive upfront than other types of hedg heavy, expensive upfront cost; heavy fumes

Pros: powerful; no restrictions on movement while trimming

Cons: heavy; expensive upfront cost; heavy fumes


4) Powerful Telescopic Hedge Trimmer


Flymo SabreCut XT 20V Li Telescopic Hedge Trimmer, 20V Li-Ion Battery, 42cm Blade Length
  • Telescopic Handle
  • Easy to Remove 20V Battery
  • Twin Action Blades
  • Tilting Head
  • Ideal for Cutting Ground
Bosch 06008B3001 Cordless Telescopic Hedge Trimmer UniversalHedgePole 18 (Without Battery and Charger)
  • The Universal tools from Bosch – versatile and strong with intelligent solutions for bigger projects
  • Ideal for tall and wide hedges
  • Work without interruption and achieve clean cuts thanks to the electronic anti-blocking system
  • Power for all: One battery pack and one charger for the entire Home and Garden range of tools
  • Items included: UniversalHedgePole 18, cardboard box


Petrol Vs Electric Hedge Trimmer Which is Most Powerful?

Generally, an electric powered device is very effective in cutting softer materials such as hedges and shrubs.

However, if you want to cut thick branches or trim trees, petrol machines are more powerful.


What is the most powerful electric hedge trimmer?

The powerful electric hedge trimmer is a good choice for tackling thicker branches and larger hedges.

The wattage determines the power of an electric hedge trimmer.

A good rule of thumb to follow for most jobs would be a trimming range between 450-700 watts, but some more powerful models will have motors approaching 1000 watts!

Blade length and material are important factors because they determine how large or thick branches can be trimmed easily, though extra internal power makes this easier.

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