Anvil Pruning Shears:As opposed to bypass pruners, where the blade and anvil blade slide past one another, in the case of anvil pruners the blade comes up against a base plate (the anvil).
This principle has the following advantage:
Also available are Bypass Pruning Shears:
With their blades which pass by one another, bypass pruning shears produce a clean and gentle cut. They are especially suited to more exacting tasks and to sensitive or fibrous plants, which do not require as much cutting force.
The bypass pruners have particular characteristics, depending on the model: