alluvial soil :
- n a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds
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- Creole tomato myths vs. facts: There is not just one type of 'Creole'
Creole tomatoes are not a particular cultivar. When the farmers in St. Bernard and Plaquemines called their tomatoes Creole, it meant they were grown in the rich alluvial soil of the area and vine ripened because they did not have to be transported long distances to market. This gave them a rich flavor.
March 20, 2014 - New Orleans Times-Picayune