Easter is around the corner and in many parts of the world, palm fronds will be used in processions and celebrations. Well, Austria is not palm tree country, so the faithful have to find a way to have something similar. In comes pussy willow – I got the name from Goolge, so it has to be correct 🙂 I was informed that pussy willow is used in lieu of palm fronds.
Here is a sample as displayed in the neighborhood Spar shop:
A closer look at the plant: