Secateurs are used to cut diseased branches from trees or bushes grown using the Farming skill. They can be bought at all farming shops, except Head Farmer Jones's Farming Shop and Coeden's Seed Store, and stored with the tool leprechauns.
The main purpose for cutting branches off of trees and bushes is to cure that tree or bush that has become diseased whilst growing. Alternately they can be used to obtain willow branches from farmed willow trees. Up to 6 willow branches can be cut at a time, after which the branches regrow one at a time at regular intervals of approximately 10 minutes.
Secateurs are also used in the Phoenix Lair to cut branches from special trees. These branches can then be woven into a funeral pyre for the Phoenix.
They are also involved in A Fairy Tale III - Battle at Ork's Rift, where you must use a hammer on them to turn them into a Tooth extractor needed for the quest.
They can be placed in the tool belt.
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- patch 14 February 2012 (Update):
- Secateurs will now gather all branches from farmed willow trees.