This all-purpose Japanese digging knife can be used for digging, transplanting, weeding and cutting. The stainless steel blade is completely tempered to increase durability and is rust resistant, and one side is serrated to make cutting weeds and small branches easier. Also features a ruler engraved on the blade, which makes digging to the proper depth easy to calculate. The Hori Hori knife comes in a synthetic leather sheath. Measures 12.5" in length total, with a 7" blade.