No idea what category this belongs in.
The weapon - needle nose pliers and heat shrink tubing
Tubing is for cushioning so I don’t cut the skin.
Seems to work. I could feel the larger stems give way.
I have not supercropped before so I figured it was about time. Previously I would twist and flex the stem enough to bend it. I did it to this plant to reduce its height in case I need it to replace this plant.
Biding my time on a cold winter day.
If you have gadgets or work arounds you want to share, lets see them