Felco Hand Pruners


Felco South Africa



When pruning in the vineyard, orchard, nursery or garden it makes a world of difference if you use the best tools available. The Felco range of hand pruners has a model to suit you. Felco shears are widely regarded by professionals around the world as the finest pruners you can buy.

Please refer to our main Felco page for all the reasons why you should choose a Felco pruning shear.

Listed below are the various models available from Felco, covering virtually every pruning requirement you may have.

"State of the art" Manual Pruning shears

Pruning shears recommended by Cape Agricultural Products for all types of pruning.

Felco 2

Felco 2 Pruning shear


This is the classic Felco model, lanched in 1948, often copied but never equalled.


It has a riveted anvil blade, and is appreciated by professionals for it's strength.

Handles with rubber shock absorber and cushion to protect the wrist. The toothed centre-nut, helps to align the cutting and anvil blades easily and precisely for a clean, accurate cut. Forged aluminium alloy handles.
Length : 215mm. Weight : 240g

Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 2.

Felco 11

Felco 11 pruning shear

A classic, new generation model with a screwed anvil blade.
The blade on this shear is the same as on the Felco 2 and 4 models, however, the anvil blade is an independent unit screwed onto the handle. This results in a narrower cutting head and also makes the anvil blade much easier to replace than on a Felco 2 or 4.

Handles with rubber shock absorber and cushion to protect the wrist. The toothed centre-nut, helps to align the cutting and anvil blades easily and precisely for a clean, accurate cut. Forged aluminium alloy handles.
Length : 210mm. Weight : 245g

Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 11.

Felco 6

Felco 6 pruning shear

The ideal pruning shear for ladies and people with smaller hands, light and compact with a tapered cutting head.
This shear is a favourite with rose growers and nurserymen who use it for making cuttings due to the small, compact blade. However, we also have many users using the Felco 6 for the pruning of vines.

Handles with rubber shock absorber and cushion to protect the wrist. The toothed centre-nut, helps to align the cutting and anvil blades easily and precisely for a clean, accurate cut. Forged aluminium alloy handles.
Length : 195mm. Weight : 210g

Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 6.

Felco 8 / 9

Felco 8 pruning shear

Pruning shear with ergonomic shape and angled cutting head. This shear has and offset cutting head to extend the forearm, which provides optimum pruning efficiency. A very comfortable pruner that gives the user some extra power when cutting due to the ergonomic shape.

Handles with rubber shock absorber and cushion to protect the wrist. The toothed centre-nut, helps to align the cutting and anvil blades easily and precisely for a clean, accurate cut. Forged aluminium alloy handles.
Length : 210mm. Weight : 245g

The Felco 9 is the left handed version of the Felco 8, so you don't have to use a right handed shear anymore !!

Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 8.
Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 9.


Scroll down to the bottom of this page to view our leather pruning shear holsters to protect your Felco.


Basic Manual Pruning shears

Pruning shears recommended by Cape Agricultural Products for basic pruning jobs.

Felco 4

Felco 4 pruning shear

Standard shear with riveted anvil blade. This is the most popular Felco model in use in the vineyards and orchards of South Africa.

Forged aluminium alloy handles, blade with wire-cutting notch and sap groove. A bolt and nut is used to align the cutting and anvil blade.
* Please note : no rubber shock absorber and cushion.
Length : 210mm. Weight : 220g

Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 4.

Felco 5

Felco 5 pruning shear

A basic pruning shear, made with steel handles.
Recommended by Felco for occasional use or garden maintenance but we have many customers that use this shear for intensive cutting. A tough, heavy shear that still has the high quality blade that Felco is famous for.
The most affordable Felco pruner. Not recommended for small hands.

* When replacing the spring, ensure you ask for a Felco 5 specific spring, which is longer than normal.

Pressed steel handles, tapered blade, bolt and nut for aligning the blade.
Length : 225mm. Weight : 225g


Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 5.


Manual "State of the Art" Pruning shears with revolving handles

Pruning shears recommended by Cape Agricultural Products for heavy and prolonged pruning jobs.

If you really want to spoil yourself then these shears are for you...

Felco 7 / 10

Felco 7 pruning shear

A high-performance tool with angled cutting head, based on the shape of the Felco 8 shear. Recommended for intensive and prolonged pruning.

The revolving handle spreads the muscular force over the 5 fingers, this preventing tendonitis and inflammation.Handles with rubber shock absorber and cushion to protect the wrist. The toothed centre-nut, helps to align the cutting and anvil blades easily and precisely for a clean, accurate cut. Forged aluminium alloy handles.
Length : 210mm. Weight : 290g

The Felco 10 is the left handed version of the Felco 7.

Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 7.
Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 10.

Felco 12

Felco 12 pruning shear

A high-performance tool based on the shape of the Felco 6 shear. Where the Felco 7 may be too big for smaller hands the Felco 12 is ideal. This is probably the most "under-rated" Felco in the range. Recommended for intensive and prolonged pruning.

The revolving handle spreads the muscular force over the 5 fingers, this preventing tendonitis and inflammation.Handles with rubber shock absorber and cushion to protect the wrist. The toothed centre-nut, helps to align the cutting and anvil blades easily and precisely for a clean, accurate cut. Forged aluminium alloy handles.
Length : 200mm. Weight : 265g

Click Here for a detailed parts diagram of the Felco 12.


SPARES
As part of the Felco system all pruning shears have replaceable spare parts to extend the life of your pruning shear.
If you maintain and care for your pruner it should give you a lifetime of use.
For the full parts diagrams of each model, click on the relevant links above.

Holsters for Pruning Shears

Pruning Shear Holsters

Cape Agricultural Products offers high quality holsters to protect your Felco shear when it is not in use.

Made from high quality leather, with a leather strap and press stud to hold the shear in place, they are available in 2 variants, one with a belt loop and the other with a belt clip.

Click here to view a more detailed picture of the loop and clip.

Sharpening Tool

Bahco SHARP-X sharpener

To prune successfully a pruning shear's blade needs to be kept sharp.

Use the Bahco SHARP-X sharpening tool to keep the blade in good condition. The tool is equipped with 2 Tungsten carbide bits that will give many years of use.

The 2 component handle makes it comfortable to use. You no longer need to add a liquid such as oil, water or diesel so the sharpening of knife blades is a pleasure.


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