I really like this and think it would be a sick tattoo on the inner wrist. The word valknut is a neologism: it is formed in modern times through combination of ON valr, ‘the dead’ or ‘the slain’ and knut, ‘knot’.
The trunk of a hard woody stem height, reaching 6 feet, much branched, the main stem large, soft young branches, the stems tend bengkokdan bergatah.
Due to conditions of storage, some root loss and desiccation of branches is expected, this is no cause for alarm. This is the time to feed, water, top dress, and/or repot. Since the plant is dormant, it will be minimally disturbed by repotting and root pruning as necessary.