I received a Schefflera last year as a gift, and the plant seems to be doing very well. There was one stray branch growing out of the side that I thought looked bad, and made the plant difficult to place in the area where I wanted it. I cut this branch off and replanted it, not with the intention of growing a bonsai, but just to not waste it.
This was some time last year. Now the branch has grown some serious roots, to the point that I need to repot it again, and it's got a bud of a new branch starting on the top.
I would like to do something interesting with this branch, as it looks fairly boring and strange now. It would be interesting to shape it into a bonsai, but I don't really know where to start, or even if this is a good starting place for a novice. Please tell me what you think.
Here is a picture of the current branch, and the original plant in the background. Thanks!