If you spend time snooping online for flower arrangement how-tos, you’ll probably run into floral knives at some point and wonder if you should be using one while arranging. Here’s our short answer:
Maybe..? But most likely not.
Super helpful, we know. Like many things in life, this isn’t a simple cut (pardon the pun) and dry issue. Each florist, hobby or professional, will weigh the pros and cons a little differently depending on their situation. So, let’s dig into the long answer and get you the information you need to decide if a floral knife is right for you.
What is a floral knife?
Great question! There are different types of floral or florist knives meant for cutting stems. Some are straight blades (often coming in a pack with more than one), some have a curved blade, and some fold in like a pocket knife. All floral knives are extremely sharp and often cheaper than a good pair of florist snips.