Ideally suited to shohin trees because of their size and short blade but they are actually designed to remove candles from pines, and specifically the Japanese white pine. However they are equally as effective at removing candles on other pines. The reason why these scissors are easier to use than other larger scissors is once again due to their size which permits you to get them into crowded areas where other scissors might be a little more cumbersome and may damage surrounding foliage.
For smaller trees they are very useful for removing twigs and even thin branches.
All trimming scissors are in black steel finish are handmade by highly skilled artisans in Japan to ensure you many years of trouble free use. Each tool is boxed and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Trimming scissors are intended for small twigs, buds and generally softer growth. Thicker hardwood should be cut using appropriately sized bonsai scissors.