Stihl HLA 56

Sale price$459.99

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The STIHL HLA 56 is the first extended-reach hedge trimmer within the AK System. Powered by the same 36-volt lithium-ion battery as other products within the AK System, this hedge trimmer provides homeowners with more versatility by combining the benefits of a battery-powered product with the ability to accomplish difficult trimming tasks. A high cutting speed of 2,800 strokes per minute allows for clean and efficient cutting, even when dealing with larger branches. At 11.1 pounds (with AK 20 battery) and with an articulating cutting blade offering a 135-degree range, the HLA 56 leverages optimal cutting performance with the lightweight portability needed to get the job done.


  • Laser-Cut Diamond-Ground Blades - Each blade is laser cut and ground using diamond discs. The hardened cutting edges are highly resilient and remain sharp for a longer period of time.
  • Articulating Head - The -45° to +70° articulating head can be adjusted to seven different positions.
  • Unique Two-Piece Shaft Design - This unique shaft design provides easy storage and transport.
  • Double-Sided Blades - The dual-ground blade system provides a clean cut and is ideal for cutting through stronger, thicker branches.
  • Vertical Hanging Slot - The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.
  • Blade Scabbard - The blade cover helps protect the cutting blade during storage and transport.
  • Tip Protector - The tip protector makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier while protecting the trimmer’s cutters from damage.
  • Ergonomic Loop Handle - The ergonomic loop handle is ideal for making cuts in any direction.
  • Lightweight Portability - This product is lightweight for easy portability, great maneuverability, and extended use.
  • Functional Design - The housing has smooth surfaces and round contours that help to keep it from getting caught on branches during use. The design also makes cleaning easy.
  • Throttle Trigger Lockout - This safety feature must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • High-Tech Polymer Housings - Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact, and are corrosion-resistant.
  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology—Caring for Nature - The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.


  • Power Source: Battery
  • Weight: 8.4 lbs.
  • Weight (with AK 20): 11.1 lbs.
  • Blade Length: 18 in.
  • Strokes per Minute: 2,800
  • Tooth Spacing: 1.2 in.
  • Battery System: AK System
  • Run Time (with AK 20): Up to 100 min.
  • Voltage: 36 volt

Width Weight Height Length
0 Inch 8.4 Pounds 0 Inch 18 Inch

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