Defoliated Ficus microcarpa

This is my original tiger bark ficus, the one tree of this species I paid for eight years ago. I now have dozens of tiger barks that began as cuttings from it. See my earlier post at https://beginbonsai.net/2019/01/11/tiger-bark-ficus-ficus-microcarpa/ for the history of this tree from March 10, 2012 to October 14, 2019.

September 6, 2020:
The tree after defoliation today. I also removed a couple of
branches. I will probably remove more branches in the future to
better define its basic structure. I have a hard time choosing branches
to prune since I like them all individually, there are just too many
of them interfering with one another.
June 2, 2020:
The tree in its previous pot at the start of this summer.
June 13, 2020:
The tree removed from its old pot.
June 13, 2020:
Soil mix of about 50% clay king (60% of which is akadama), 25% black scoria, and 25% pumice. This creates a pretty dry mix so will require watering at least once a day in summer.
June 13, 2020:
Roots spread in the new pot and soil. I will probably remove the large root at the back right side next repotting.
June 13, 2020:
The tree repotted. The pot is from Tokoname.
August 27, 2020:
The tree at the end of August.

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