40V 18" Pole Hedge Trimmer with 2.0Ah Battery & Charger

Model: #RY40630

4.6 | 116 Reviews
  • Pivoting head allows for trimming at multiple angles and optimized cutting performance
  • Designed to reach greater heights up to 8'
  • Equipped with 18" dual-action blades and a 5/8" cut capacity

Ideal for all hedge maintenance needs


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40V 2.0 Ah Battery
Bar Size
Cut Capacity
Adjustable 6.5' - 8'
9.7 lbs.
5 year tool warranty and 3 year battery warranty



40V 18" Pole Hedge Trimmer with 2.0Ah Battery & Charger
40V 18" Pole Hedge Trimmer with 2.0Ah Battery & Charger is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 116.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Utility for the price We were specifically looking for a tool to trim and shape our frontyard bushes. I already own some of the ryobi family of tools so i was looking to fit into that as well. I bought it as a tool only since I have already the batteries for it. For the price and quality it gets the job well done. One downside is when my wife starts using this she felt it as little bit heavier on the side. She is little bit shorter so it felt a strech for her. There should be another attachment where you can just fit and adjust the vertical height and just by moving the trolley we can easily hedge. Overall its a good value for the money.
Date published: 2020-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cool and useful features I just bought this 40 volt pole hedge trimmer to compliment my other 40 volt Ryobi tools. The first time I used it I was impressed by the way it cuts and the things I could reach without a ladder, reaching way over the shrubs and of course no cord. I ended up doing the shrubs I couldn’t reach, then just touching up the ones I did with my old corded hedge trimmer a few weeks ago just to neaten them up. Being able to change the trimmer head angle is cool too, but takes a little getting used to. All in all a good experience right out of the box. Oh, and since I bought the model with no battery, I put a 5ah battery on it and did not even use half, so the 2ah battery that comes with it is probably sufficient for most jobs.
Date published: 2020-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful garden tool!!! This arrived today. I was excited to see how well it worked. I have approximately 80 feet of hedges in my front yard that need regular trimming. Most of it is bougainvillea which I keep trimmed as a square hedge, 6' by 2'. After the battery finished charging, it took me less than 20 minutes to trim all the hedges in my yard. Clean up will be another 30 minutes. However, this hedge trimmer cut through all the plants like a hot knife through butter. I am now considering other RYOBI lawn and garden tools that will make homeownership easier, as this one has.
Date published: 2020-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wish I'd Bought Years Ago Bit the bullet and went for a batter system to replace my old corded trimmer. I also needed to trim some tall shrubs, so this was the perfect choice. Wish I'd done it earlier. The trimmer is plenty powerful and the weight well balanced. I finished trimming my tall shrubs in half the usual time (no juggling cords or readjusting the ladder) I have a Ryobi 40v string trimmer so it was an obvious choice to go with this 40v hedge trimmer. I'm not even sure that I need to get an extra battery. The 4 amp one lasts plenty long. Highly recommend
Date published: 2020-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pole hedge trimmer I bought this as I am short and have a line of hedges that just could not otherwise be reached on a graduated hill. They had become overgrown and I couldn't stand looking at them anymore. A handheld was barely enough for the edge and this was a far bigger job. I ordered the trimmer and when it arrived, opened the box and charged the battery overnight. The trimmer went together very easily, but my surprise was that it was somewhat heavier than I expected. Weight aside, it is much quieter than most I have used and works very well. I also liked that it has a shoulder strap that easily clips on for security.
Date published: 2020-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cannot be helped, but the unit is awkward. I am 72 years young. I own several RYOBI battery operated products and am very satisified with them all. I had no trouble with the vertical trimming of my 10 foot tall arborvitaes, however, not being as strong as I once was, the horizontal trimming was awkward. I realize that there is no way to make the unit less heavy. Overall, I like the trimmer.
Date published: 2020-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, so good! This is the perfect tool for my woodsy property. I can trim up the numerous stands of clumping bamboo and hedges. And it also works like a power machete to cut through the over grown woody weeds and sharp invasive grasses that choke a weed wacker. The safety quickly shuts it off to prevent damage when something gets in the cutting head that doesn't belong (re-bar, for example). It takes a few minutes before it will start again, so don't panic. I also liked that I could purchase this without the batter as I already have (2), from a blower and lawn mower purchase. Love those two tools too!
Date published: 2020-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I was looking for! After doing some web research decided on the RYOBI 40V 18" Pole Hedge Trimmer. I used it today to trim a Honeysuckle hedge that was about 10ft high, 8 ft wide and 100 ft long. It was a breeze compared to former use of a 16" corded trimmer. It took me 1/2 the time and I did not need a ladder or get all scratched up. I used a 4.0 Ah battery and I still had enough power left to use it a blower to clean up driveway and sidewalk. Its a bit heaver then I expected -- but it worked fantastic.
Date published: 2020-06-10
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