Willow Leaf Ficus - Short Progression

Gdy2000

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I’ve recently moved, which has swallowed up my entire bonsai time, but I did do a little work on a small willow-leaf this morning. Thought I would share a short progression.

As purchased. Summer of 2018.
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My first work on it. (Summer 2018) I repotted and cut back hard. In true ficus fashion, it didn’t skip a beat.
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In the summer of 2019, I repotted into a Sam Miller round. (No pictures). Here’s a photo from about 6 weeks ago. I had packed my photo stuff, so the background is not great.
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Decided to do a quick defoliation. Again, this was about 6 weeks ago.
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As of today.
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Still work to do, including a slight angle change at the next repot, but it’s coming along! Critiques are always welcome.
 

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@Gdy2000 does yours lose it's leaves in the winter? Mine does every year, even in a southern exposure with grow lights. It was REALLY late waking up this year, I had about given up on it.
 

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I put it under a grow light...so it does ok. Then thrives once it gets back outside.
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Although, now that I’m in TN, I’m not sure what I’ll do. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️
 
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