I pulled this tree (see attached file) out of the ground a few days ago. It's about 17" in height, and the thickest part of the trunk is 3.5". In case you can't see it clearly, there are actually two smaller trunks (not one) in the middle between the two larger trunks. The lower part of the main trunk (from what I can tell) has actually started developing into root tissue because of the dirt that it was sitting in. Some lower branches have also become roots and started growing new roots downwards. I think it's already got a pretty good shape, but I'm a little undecided about what direction I should take with it. I'm not sure whether to air layer it to bring it's base up to the thickest part of the trunk or leave it as is. Also, I'm half-tempted to split the two trunks in two and develop them as separate trees. If I don't split them, however, it's got kind of a nice group theme going on.. What would you do?
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