This beautiful multi-purpose Japanese tool is perfect for all garden types including veggie, permaculture, native and ornamental. It is sooo useful for gardeners of all abilities and interests. The Traditional Nisaku Hori Hori Soil Knife is recognised as an all-in-one gardening tool.
Hori-hori means to dig and due to its strength, sharpness, dual straight and serrated blade sides and blade graduations it can be used for loosening compacted soil, cutting roots, chop and drop mulching, weeding, small axe purposes, separating plant roots for plant dividing, planting bulbs and seeds to specific soil depths, knife tasks, trowel use tasks, and so on.
Japanese made soil knife:
This Japanese-made tool is based on a traditional shovel made from dried, split & carved bamboo.
With some care the blade will not rust and lasts a lifetime.
Blade Material: Made from high carbon stainless steel containing molybdenum vanadium - DSR-1K6 with Rockwell hardness - HRC58. The steel has been quenched and razor sharp. Cuts well due to little friction. One side has a sharp serrated edge. It has a mirrored finish and is easy to re-sharpen.
Blade Length: 185mm
Scabbard: Made from genuine leather and riveted for durability.