FaH Faitoka hill soils

soil map units where FaH Faitoka hill soils is dominant

Soil properties

Property Value
Geographic distribution 'Eua
Landscape position Slopes of terraces, scarps of hilly land.
Soil parent material
Slope Mod. steep to steep
Surface outcrops
Brief soil profile description 0-19 cm Dark reddish brown friable to firm silty clay;19-35 cm Dark reddish brown friable silty clay;35-60 cm Dark reddish brown friable silty clay;60+cm Dark reddish brown friable silty clay.
Soil profile texture
Minimum effective rooting depth 75 cm
Soil pH (acidity) Slightly acid
Salinity
Soil fertility under natural conditions As for Faitoka above
Soil moisture regime
Susceptibility to drought
Soil drainage Well to excessively drained
Susceptibility to waterlogging
Susceptibility to flooding

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