Betula medwediewii (Caucasian mountain shrub birch tree)
Betula medwediewii is a very rare and attractive multi-stemmed shrub. Metallic silvery-yellow stems which stand out in winter. Glossy and handsome leaves with showy fat upright fruits/cones which stay on the branches for a long time. Autumn leaf colour is a rich yellow.
Source: the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia and Turkey.
Height: 3-5 metres, multi-stemmed habit.