A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds


Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Pussy Willow



Pussy Willow catkins are out at the moment before the leaves come on to the trees.

The wood of the pussy willow is brittle and not very useful but the bark contains tannin to cure leather and also salicin used to make asprin.

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