Greenworks 22272 40V G-MAX Lithium-Ion 20 in. XR Dual Action Hedge Trimmer

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Greenworks 22272 40V G-MAX Lithium-Ion 20 in. XR Dual Action Hedge Trimmer Model: gwkn22272

Product Features & specs :

Greenworks 22272 40V G-MAX Lithium-Ion 20 in. XR Dual Action Hedge Trimmer

Important Notice: Lithium-Ion Item - Express Delivery option not available due to transportation regulations.Become more efficient when working in your yard with the Greenworks 40V G-Max Lithium-Ion Lawn Tool Series, the gas alternative solution you have been waiting on. This interchangeable battery platform offers all the tools you need to complete your yard work without sacrificing performance or power.Greenworks 40V G-Max Cordless Lithium-Ion 20 in. XR Dual Action Hedge Trimmer offers a range of capabilities to ensure your bushes are well kept from all angles. The 20 in. steel dual action blade delivers optimal performance with up to 3000 strokes per minute and a cut capacity of 5/8 in. in diameter to ensure you get a clean trim among all your shrubs and hedges. Designed for trimming those hard to reach areas and hedges up to 10 ft. tall, this trimmer also features multiple position pivoting head for trimming at various angles and a telescoping shaft that extends to 6.5 ft. The easy-to-use electric start eliminates the hassle of gas pull starts and extension cords or hazardous fumes when trimming.
  • High performance 40V G-Max Lithium-Ion battery delivers fade-free power with no memory loss after charging.
  • 5/8 in. cutting capacity for controlled, easy trimming of most bushes and hedges without the need of multiple tools.
  • 3-position pivoting head adjusts blade for trimming at all angles for a clean, precise, manicured look.
  • 20 in. steel dual action blade for optimal performance and durability.
  • Telescoping shaft extends to 6.5 ft. for extended reach.
  • Lightweight and well balanced for easier use.
  • Cushioned and over-molded grips increase operator comfort.
  • Please Note: 40V G-Max and 40V Lithium-Ion Batteries are not cross compatible; this tool is compatible with the G-Max 2.0 Ah battery (29462) and the G-Max 4.0 Ah battery (29472).
What’s Included:
  • 40V Cordless Lithium-Ion 20 in. XR Dual Action Hedge Trimmer - 22272
  • 40V G-Max 2.0 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery - 29462
  • Charger
  • 20 in. Steel Dual Action Blade
  • Owner's Manual
78 in.
6 in.
8 in.
12 lbs.
Batteries Included
Battery Amp Hour
2 Ah
Battery System
Battery Type
Battery Warranty
2 Year
Blade Construction
Blade Length
24 in
Blade Style
Dual action
Bluetooth Compatibility
Case Included
Charger Included
Cutting Capacity
0.67 in
Handle Type
Motor Type
No-Load Speed (SPM)
Power Source
Speed Settings
Starter Type
Wifi compatibility

Reviews :

4.3 / 5.0
32 Reviews
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Yes (23)
No (2)
Powerful (17)
Lightweight (12)
Easy To Use (3)
Value (3)
Heavy (2)
Best Uses
Small Projects (3)
Frequent Use (2)
Large Projects (2)
Burned out trimmer head.
We bought this several years ago and used it occasionally. Early this year the trimmer head burned out and partially melted the casing. While it was working it had a weak performance and would not handle heavy duty trimming.
August 30, 2019
Originally posted at
G-MAX 40V 20-Inch Cordless Pole Hedge Trimmer just quit working. Waste of Money. Can not afford to keep buying a replacement...poor quality and I used to like Greenworks. Told friends about it and now will not recommend did not last its longevity.
August 25, 2019
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Battery Longevity (if applicable)
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Large Projects
Small Projects
Great purchase
This hedge trimmer makes maintaining the garden a little easier. It's a little heavy for me, but I'm petite and weigh just over a hundred pounds. My husband finally gave it a try and was pleased with how much faster he was able to trim hedges and bushes.
August 12, 2019
1 year ago
Describe Yourself:
Beginner- Casual Do-it-Yourselfer
Great Product
This product appears to be very good quality. I have used it several times now, and it performs very well. It is a little unwieldly because of the length. It would be nice if the first section could be removed so that small jobs are easier. The hinge feature is very valuable, as is the extension section. I'm satisfied with the quality and performance of the tool.
July 14, 2019
Originally posted at
Better than expected
So easy to operate and does a fantastic job high or low, thick or thin!
July 13, 2019
Originally posted at
Perfect for the job
I have the shorter hand held hedge trimmer and bought this longer version to trim some tall evergreens. I ended up doing 90% of my bushes (short and tall) with this trimmer. It’s very versatile. It can get heavy if you use it for an extended period of time but you can take a rest and still beat the time it takes with the standard handheld trimmer.
July 9, 2019
Originally posted at
Good after first use.
After just one use I will give it a good rating and have even recommended it to good friends. Now we will wait and see what I think after about 10 uses. Privet bushes are pure hell do not won't take long to get to number 10.
August 5, 2018
Positive review of 40V battery powered hedge trimmer
Trimmer performs well and battery charge lasts as claimed. When tool is set to 90 degrees to trim tops of shrubs, the extension link flexes in torsion. So cutting is fine if feed rate is slow. Cutting of approximately one quarter up to three eights inch diameter branch is ok. Overall tool operates well and as claimed. I would recommend this tool for homeowner use.
July 1, 2018
Would you recommend this product?
Easy To Use
Best Uses
Small Projects
Flexible but heavy
As far as a price point, it is a bargain when comparing other 90 degree hedge trimmers. The battery is a benefit in there is no cord, but it adds to the overall weight, which can get tiring when holding up for tall hedges. The shaft when extended flexes a little when cutting, not making it difficult, but awkward to control at some angles. The flexible head is nice and offers a good range for many cutting positions. As far as an investment, if you have some tall hedges that require occasional trimming, it is a great bargain and worth the purchase.
June 2, 2017
over 2 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Would you recommend this product?
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Battery Longevity (if applicable)
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Delivered with alacrity and runs like all Greenwotks products-beautifully.
May 29, 2017
over 2 years ago

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Can this be attached to the 40 v pole saw? I need a hedge trimmer that will extend to around 10 ft. I have 20 ft bamboo I need to cut. I think the hedge trimmer would work. I'm not sure the chain saw would work as the bamboo would just move out of the way. Your thoughts on something that would handle this?
Johnnyno on Aug 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, the Greenworks 22272 does not have the ability to be mounted to a pole.
will this product work with 80 v I have blower and trimmer?
A shopper on Jul 8, 2019


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