I got this guy about 10-12 years ago from Brussel's Nursery, a field grown Chinese elm import that had a huge green mushroom crown. Wasn't quite sure what to do with it stylistically, but several years later the impossible climate of Taos, NM took care of that problem when most of the main trunks/branches died. I've worked with what's left. First photo is the oldest I have, from 3 years ago. Second is from today, in an antique Chinese pot from about a century ago. The right branch has always struggled, part of it died, and I'm not happy with what's left but afraid it might lose even more vigor if I mess with it to much. It may simply need to go into a training pot for a few years.
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