The plants do very well in loam, and best of all in a dry sandy soil.
The loam should be slightly moist, and free from organic matter.
I prefer medium to high land, with a clay and loam soil on a subsoil of clay and sand; any slope is better than southwest.
A stiff, half-clay soil with some loam is best suited to this crop.
Every plant had all the loam, light, water, air and nourishment it could use.
loam: an earthy mixture of clay and sand with organic matter.
It finds a congenial home in damp peat, shaded from the sun, and may be propagated by cuttings in loam and peat under glass.
Pot in August in loam, leaf-soil, or peat, and a little manure and sand.
It should be grown in a mixture of loam and peat, and may be increased by cuttings planted in sand under glass in a little heat.
He is there by now, all clad with loam and full of his news.
Old English lam "clay, mud, mire, earth," from Proto-Germanic *laimaz (cf. Old Saxon lemo, Dutch leem, German Lehm "loam"), from PIE root *(s)lei- "slimy" (see slime (n.)). As a type of highly fertile clayey soil, it is attested from 1660s. As a verb from c.1600.