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Soil depth - Deep (>1.5m )


Deep soils are not likely to be limited by dry conditions because roots can penetrate deep below the surface. The large soil volume means that trees are not limited by lack of nutrients or moisture defecit. Deep soils are found on lower slopes, the toes of slopes and where good quality soils are present.


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