Chinese hackberry (Celtis sinensis)

I first posted about this tree on January 19, 2019. It is the second of my trees of this genus. The other is an American hackberry, Celtis occidentalis (see for posts about the American species).

February 20, 2021:
The tree today.
November 26, 2011:
The tree as a pre-bonsai when it first arrived from Wigert’s Nursery.
January 19, 2019:
The tree when it was first posted on this website.
For a progression of the tree from 2011 to 2019 see
March 17, 2020:
The tree last March fully leafed-out.
August 9, 2020:
The tree looking bedraggled in August. Both of my Celtis spp. loose vigor at the height of summer but then come back in fall.
September 1, 2020:
The tree with its second flush of fall growth.
September 19, 2020:
Still vigorous nearly three weeks later.
December 15, 2020:
Shutting down for a brief winter rest.
December 25, 2020:
Christmas Day. I shortened the branch tips to 2 or 3 buds after taking his picture.
January 24, 2021:
The tree is beginning to bud back out for a new season.
January 31, 2021:
Time for a repot!
January 31, 2021:
Nice roots.
January 31, 2021:
Saw off the bottom third of the root mass.
January 31, 2021:
Further root reduction.
January 31, 2021:
Preparing the new pot.
January 31, 2021:
Newly repotted.
February 10, 2021:
The tree ten days ago.

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