Soil Site Reporter


Lime-rich loamy and clayey soils with impeded drainage (9)

Texture: Clayey, some loamy
Drainage: Slightly impeded drainage
Fertility: High
Land Cover: Arable some grassland
Habitats: Base-rich pastures and classic chalky boulder clay ancient woodlands; some wetter areas and lime-rich flush vegetation
Topsoil Carbon: Low
Mostly Drains To: Stream network
Water Protection Issues: Land is drained and nitrate vulnerable; potential for rapid pollutant transport; surface capping can trigger sheet erosion of fine sediment to stream network
General Cropping Guidance: Suited to autumn sown crops and grass but shortage of soil moisture can restrict yield, and timeliness with field work is important to avoid structural damage particularly in spring

Included Soil Associations
0411a    Evesham 1
0411b    EVESHAM 2
0411c    EVESHAM 3
0411d    HANSLOPE

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