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 https://beginbonsai.net/2019/01/06/american-hackberry-celtis-occidentalis/ 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
https://beginbonsai.net/2019/01/19/chinese-hackberry-celtis-sinensis/
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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