Find out more about the willow tree below.
Scientific name: Salix sp.
What3Words location: loose.super.active
Maximum height: 25 metres
Lives for: up to 100 years
This willow tree sits in the University’s memorial garden, its long, flexible branches creating a beautiful shape. Willow trees have a long history of being used to cure aches and pains and essentially we still practice this tradition today, as aspirin was created by isolating salicylic acid from willow trees.