Your boundaries in need of a haircut? It’s probably time to invest in a trimmer.

The high performance Stihl HS 56 C-E makes light work of bushes, shrubs and hedges.

This machine is ideal for both professional and domestic users.


  • Power: Petrol
  • Engine type: 2-stroke
  • Engine size: 21 cc
  • Blade length: 60 cm/23″
  • Blade type: Double-sided
  • Blade teeth spacing: 34 mm



The Stihl HS 56 C-E is powered by a petrol 2-stroke  engine which is extremely efficient.

It is the first petrol hedge trimmer designed for semi-professional use.


At just 5 kg, the Stihl HS 56 C-E is both lightweight and compact.

The engine serves as a counterweight and makes the machine exceptionally well-balanced and comfortable to use. Especially when cutting taller hedges, without having to use a ladder or cherry picker.


The Stihl HS 56 C-E includes a number of standard features such as ErgoStart, anti-vibration system, double-sided cutter blades and the ergonomic loop make the HS 56 C-E the tool of choice for landowners and professional gardeners.

Built with the outdoors in mind, the robust Stihl HS 56 C-E has a sturdy build and rear-impact buffer to protect the engine from wear and damage.

Need Help Choosing or Using?

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Alternatively, pop into our showroom and speak with our expert staff.

Make sure you have all the right equipment when operating any of our machinery.

Regular servicing improves product performance, extends the life of the machine and keeps the manufacturer warranty in place.