Carpinus betulus No.14 "Old Sam"

Hornbeam was defoliated in June and foliage regrow since then. Now branches were cut back. One more season a it start to look like a tree. In current pot nebari is hardly visible, after next repotting it will be much better. 

after trimming today

before work today

In June after defoliation

In winter after wiring and styling

After collection in 2012