This Okatsune pointed thinning and bud shear is perfect for fruit and leaf trimming, flower and herb cutting, deadheading, bud cutting and more. I know bud trimmers use Fiskars a lot but these are so far superior. Great for bonsai trimming. Manufactured in Japan of high carbon steel and carries the High Okatsune is a higher quality Japanese brand name. The red and white handles are a signature look for Okatsune. There are many knockoffs. Make sure you get the real thing. Very sharp and 7.5" overall.