I've been working on reducing this guy for some time. My main task so far has only been chasing foliage back closer to the trunk. It's got a lot of problems but it is nice to work with something that isn't still busy thickening up. Not sure yet what exactly I'm going to do with that big branch or the area underneath the branch which is slimmer than above. I'm thinking of packing underneath the branch with sphagnum moss and trying to encourage some aerial roots to bolster the taper at the base. I'm keeping the foliage on that branch pinched to very minimal amounts hoping to slow any more thickening. Also unsure about what to do with the stubs from older branches that were removed. Probably trim back close to flush with the trunk and seal. I've got a couple different ideas on where to take this, some with the branch remaining, some with it removed. Anything interesting jump out at you for possibilities?
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