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sandy soil


Sandy soils are composed of larger particles that feel granular and grainy. Sand is typically well-drained and does not retain water well.
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wet soil


Wet soils will puddle during winter rains and the puddles remain for longer than one day. Even during dry summers the soil often remains moist.
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clay soil


Clay soils are composed of very fine particles that when wet feel sticky. Clay typically feels very heavy and holds water longer than other soil types.
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well-drained soil


Well-drained soils allow water to move through reasonably quickly and not stand and pool. Puddles will not last longer than an hour or two.
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watering—regular


Plants require supplemental water once per week during the dry season.
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watering—occasional


Plants require supplemental water every 10 to 14 days during the dry season.
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watering—frequent


Plants require supplemental water 2 to 3 times a week during the dry season.
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watering—drought tolerant


Plants only require supplemental water about once a month during the dry season after being established (typically two years of regular supplemental watering during the dry season).
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soil—wet


Wet soils will puddle during winter rains and the puddles remain for longer than one day. Even during dry summers the soil often remains moist.
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soil—well-drained


Well-drained soils allow water to move through reasonably quickly and not stand and pool. Puddles will not last longer than an hour or two.
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