This picture was taken this morning. The tree has come back, but I don’t know if the one branch that has been grafted back to the trunk w/ duct tape will continue to grow. But, it looks pretty good for now. The other leaves are sprouting from the top of the trunk, just like a redbud sprouts.
I was looking at a site about bonsai trees yesterday and there was a picture of actual grafting tape. I suppose that the tape is more forgiving to the tree, ultimately than duct tape, but it’s the same idea. One last picture: