Supporting heavy colas

I would like to talk about not the worse problem to have but definitely an issue if unchecked. After the flowering stretch your new Branch’s start to bend and fall with the weight of falling buds. I have heard add a second trellis, toe them up, stake them, tie them down, plant yoyos and more. Due to the aqward placement of my life I was limited so I had to run a string across for something to tie buds and yoyos off 2. I will show a picture before the issue and the best solution I have at the moment. Any help and ideas appreciated!!!
all those arms were laying down in top of other buds almost at a 90 degree Angle in the morningIMG_20200718_143825163_HDR|666x500

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This is what I do:

SCROGs work well for keeping plants upright late in flower. That plant delivered 14 + oz of primo flower.

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I started buying these a couple of years ago to hang my branches from for drying. I later discovered they are awesome to hang from a pole at the top of your tent, then run a bunch of strings from the clips to your colas to hang them up.

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Nice share @TommyBahama, just ordered a few.

This is where I’m at no space for tomato cage you think I should just get a secondary trellis? Granted the problem buds although not in the perfect arrangement are all standing and not encroaching on one another so maybe it should hold as is hopefully it’s at an awkward placement under the light

that’s all the orange cookies behind the red line

She had the most even canopy but in flowering it’s arms just exploded vertically

It always seems to be the one in the back corner that is the problem child. I had a white widow go a little crazy. Used some heavy wire and some pipe cleaners for support and or bend them in the desired direction. I also ran insulated electrical wire diagonally from corner to corner to provide some support. It was a mess to be honest. Make it work

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That’s exactly what I have done at the moment and also something to hold my plant yoyos that are supporting a cola!

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Nice looking crop you have going. You in a 3x3?

That’s exactly what I have done at the moment and also something to hold my plant yoyos that are supporting a cola!


Week 4 of flower back left orange cookies back right pre 98 bubba kush front left pink lemonade front right purple pieledies from annuki genetics a balanced cbd/thc strain

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It’s actually a 6x6x7.5 the back plant is at my nose standing height

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I use the you-yos.

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Here we are again in just one day now the pre 98 bubba is tilting should I take it as a compliment of fat buds to come or what did I do wrong had direct airflow on them there whole life hell they started outdoors


Is it normal to have to tie up every cola at this point that’s where I’m headed. Just taking a break atm btw I still have a few more to tie up as you can see

I started with string but went with yo-yo’s after this mess

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@Watt-Sun I just put a 12 pack of yoyos in after yesterday’s post, ita ony a day later and I already need another dozen thinking just get another trellis maybe?

I scrog now but I use the yo-yo for those stubborn colas that just want to be in the floor no matter what