The Five Best Hedge Trimmers (battery and gas)


If you see overgrowth of the hedges in your garden, then it is the time you get the best hedge trimmer and sharpen the edges by yourself. You won’t have to depend on anyone to do the work for your garden anymore if you get the right hedge trimmer.

Here we provide hedge trimmer comparison that will help you to decide which one fits your requirements best. A price/model comparison will prevent confusion when searching for the perfect hedge trimmer. Take some time over the weekend before buying the hedge trimmer to review our comparisons. This will help you make the best price-performance model to buy.

Who doesn’t like a groomed garden? Our top five hedge trimmer comparison follows. So let’s get started.

The Five Best Hedge Trimmers

Black and Decker HT22  (battery)

The best low-price hedge trimmer is the Black and Decker HT22 – a 22-inch hedge trimmer. It has a powerful 4.0-amp motor for superior cutting performance. Its 22-inch dual-action blades cut branches faster and easier with 40-percent less vibration. This trimmer can be used for cutting branches up to 3/8 inch in diameter and is ideal for trimming formal hedges. It has pre-hardened, rust-resistant steel blades that stay sharp longer. It also has a wrap-around front handle that provides a comfortable gripping area in all cutting orientations. For user safety, the trimmer has a lock-off switch that prevents accidental starting and soft grips for secure gripping.

Technical Details

Color Orange
Item Dimensions 7.75 x 7.5 x 34.3 inches
Manufacturer Part Number HT22
Manufacturer Warranty Description 2 year warranty
Model Number HT22
Model Year 2015
Shipping Weight 4.7 pounds
UNSPSC Code 27112703
Voltage 120 Volts


Black and Decker LHT2220  (battery)

The Black and Decker 20VMAX Lithium Ion Cordless 22″ hedge trimmer is ideal for trimming hedges, shrubs and bushes without extension cords. The unit weighs only 5.9 pounds. It has 22-inch dual-action blades, which cut branches faster and easier with 40% less vibration. This unit is compatible with 20v lithium ion rechargeable batteries delivering power and run-time for most trimming jobs. It quickly cuts branches up to 3/8 inch thick. This trimmer can also handle up to 3000 sq ft of actual hedges trimmed per charge. It features a full wrap-around front handle which provides a comfortable gripping area in all cutting orientations, along with soft grips for comfortable use and secure gripping.

Technical Details

Color Orange
Included Components
  • Lht2220 20-Volt Max Lithium-Ion Cordless Hedge Trimmer
  • Lbxr20 Battery
  • Lcs20 Battery Charger
  • Operating Instructions
Item Dimensions 7.5 x 7.3 x 35 inches
Item Weight 5.9 pounds
Manufacturer Part Number LHT2220
Manufacturer        Warranty 2-year warranty
Model Number LHT2220
Shipping Weight 6.61 pounds
Style Name Includes 20v Battery
UNSPSC Code 27112703
Voltage 20 Volts


Dewalt DCHT820B  (battery)

The Dewalt DCHT820B is a medium price trimmer that has very good reviews. The 20v hedge trimmer has a powerful, high-output motor and laser cut. It features hardened steel blades engineered for clean, fast cuts on branches up to 3/8 of an inch thick with a 22-inch blade length and hooked-tooth blade design. The compact and lightweight 8.8 pound design maximizes maneuverability and minimizes stress on your arms. This unit uses a high capacity 4Ah lithium ion battery that gives it the power to get the job done quickly and efficiently. This trimmer is compact and has a lightweight design. It is part of the 20VMAX system of tools. The battery is sold separately.

Technical Details

Included Components DCHT820 Hedge Trimmer
Item Dimensions 7.87 x 9.42 x 38.66 inches
Item Weight 8.8 pounds
Manufacturer Part Number DCHT820B
Manufacturer Warranty 3 year limited warranty
Model Number DCHT820B
Shipping   Weight 10.01 pounds
Style Name No Battery
UNSPSC Code 27112703
Voltage 20

Ryobi RY40610A  (battery)

The Ryobi RY40610A is best for medium-to-heavy hedge trimming tasks. It is easy to use and the battery runs longer than one might guess. You do not have to struggle while using this product. You simply keep it on the edges and it will cut according to the balance of the blade. The weight of the hedge trimmer is 9.2 pounds, heavier than others, but it cuts with full power leaving none of the bushes with “torn” ends. You can change the speed from slow to fast accordingly. It is cordless. The battery is a 40v lithium pack.

This model has the most of powerful battery among the other electric hedge trimmers reviewed. You can run the hedge trimmer on the same battery for about 1.5 hours without disruption. It is a relatively quiet trimmer, which is very nice because you can cut bushes anytime you want without worrying about disturbing others.

There are multiple uses for Ryobi hedge trimmers, which you may find interesting once you use them. You will have to hold it with both hands while using it to have optimal control and balance.

Technical Details

Color Green
Item Dimensions 13.04 x 5.8 x 40.2 inches
Item Weight 9.1 pounds
Manufacturer Part Number RY40610A
Model Number RY40610A
Shipping Weight 13.85 pounds
Voltage 40 Volts


ECHO HC-152  (gas)

The highest priced trimmer we reviewed is the Echo HC-152. It is fast and reliable and features a powerful 2-cycle gas engine. The gas engine makes the trimmer long-lasting and its power makes use easier. The gas powered engine allows it to cut most any branch. It cuts both heavy and weaker bushes with ease. You can manage the power to fit your jobs.

The engine in this hedge trimmer is 21 cc and requires a fuel-oil mixture. You also should clear the tank when not in use for long periods to avoid rust. The weight of the ECHO HC-152 is 11 pounds. It is recommended for heavy duty (professional) use.

Technical Details

Manufacturer Part Number HC-152
Model Number HC-152
Package Height 9 x 10 x 45 inches
Shipping Weight 20.1 pounds
UNSPSC Code 27112703


When it is time to purchase a hedge trimmer, try to make comparisons between different models and prices to help you choose which is your best fit. If you do not do this, you might end up buying one that will disappoint you.

Instead of regretting your decision, consider these reviews. The longer the blade of the trimmer, the better. Depending on your requirements, you may choose to make a purchase for personal or professional use.

Make sure you consider quality so you’ll be sure that it will last longer. Consider investing in a professional trimmer if you expect fewer problems and greater value. To ensure that you make the beast choice, consider the size and how much weight you can handle while trimming bushes.