Radius Root Slayer Shovel


The Root Slayer is an exceptional tool. The design improves several features of competing shovels (wide step, large grip, ripsaw teeth, and the “inverted V” cutting blade tip). A multi-purpose tool, it eliminates the need for other implements such as hatchets, pry-bars, saws, loppers, and clippers when digging in a root-riddled area. It’s no surprise that it won the 2017 Green Thumb Award for the Most Innovative Garden Tool.

This shovel lives up to the manufacturer’s claims.  I highly recommend it.

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Roots always seem to get in the way of digging, whether you expect them or not. Once you switch to the Root Slayer you might not even notice them most of the time. The Root Slayer is really a multi-purpose shovel that can eliminate the need for other tools, such as hatchets, pry-bars, and saws, when simply digging around the home. If you’ve ever hit roots while trying to plant a perennial, or been stymied by roots when trying to dig up a shrub, you’ll know what we’re talking about. You can use the Root Slayer as your go-to shovel. You can also use it to replace your nursery spade. Think of it as a shovel, root hatchet, and root saw all in one tool. The Root Slayer is 44.5 inches from the tip of the blade to the top of the grip. The blade is 2.5mm thick (just thicker than 13 gauge) and just under 13 inches long, with 3.5 inch steps. It weighs 5.4 pounds.

  • Root Slayer transplanting and multi-purpose shovel digs through sod and roots like they’re not there, with its sharpened “Inverted V” cutting blade tip and specially designed root-cutting rip saw teeth, eliminating the need for saws, hatchets, pry-bars, and more.
  • Certified to be more than 150% stronger than comparable tools by Intertek, an independent testing laboratory.
  • Patented ergonomic Natural Radius O-Handle Grip with 4 times the gripping surface of traditional D-Handle tools provides additional leverage while reducing hand and wrist stress. Made from a comfortable non-latex, thermoplastic elastomer over-molded onto polypropylene.
  • DGA 2017 Green Thumb Award: Most Innovative Garden Tool. Recommended as the best heavy duty shovel for both personal and professional use.
  • Lifetime Guarantee.