This is a winged elm. Last year I air layered it, cut off and stuck it in bonsai soil, intending to leave it for a couple of years. It really was too soon to cut it off because there weren't a lot of roots.
I had it sitting on the porch, in pretty decent shade, and just looked at, and saw it is leaning over prefer. With leaves and expected growth it would fall out of the pot which could hurt the few roots there are, so I need a better idea.
I see these options
do a complete repot
cut off a lot of the excess weight in the branches
shift it upwards a little so the weight won't be as bad
tilt the pot to try to take the strain off
use something to brace it and leave the roots alone
I think I want to leave roots alone, but don't really know the best thing to do. Ideas?
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I have lots of bricks. In these circumstances I tent to put 2 bricks on the pot, one on each side of the trunk. After 2-4 weeks of growth the plant will have settled.
But, considering it is early spring, potting up properly might work too.
Just make sure it cannot wiggle and it will be fine.