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Answered 2011-09-12 22:10:28

Soils with high clay content are able to retain water and are generally classed as fertile. Vegetation on these soils is usually more vigorous and of greater diversity.

A high clay content also means that the soil can retain more nutrients such as fertiliser for a longer period of time, therefore increasing the nutrients the plants absorb, and therefore, lol, increasing the speed at which the plant will grow!

Haha there that's my answer.

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