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Old 04-29-2010, 05:01 PM   #1
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Apr 2009
Cincinnati, OH
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2nd year growing. My Cascade and Centennial are going gang busters, and have reaced vertical gowth above my 6 ft support trellis.

I dont have any real option for further vertical growth support.

My question is:

Can I let them fall back to the trellis and regrow back up it? What about training it to a nearby fence.

Would like this not to compromse my field too much.
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Old 04-29-2010, 06:55 PM   #2
May 2009
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You can let them fall back down for sure... or you could do a tie off to a nearby post or something and train them to go horizontally instead of vertically.

They will follow the sun usually.

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