Vampire plant sucks the life out of trees in the Wellsford Forest

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated August 2 2021 - 8:05am, first published July 31 2021 - 6:00pm
Environmental advocates Stuart Fraser, Jenny Grant, John Bradsley and Wendy Radford in the Wellsford Forest, in front of a tree killed by Coarse dodder-laurel. Picture: NONI HYETT

A PARASITIC plant is slowly sucking the life out of trees in a forest near Bendigo and no-one's sure why.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

Journalist

I grew up in Bendigo and I want to tell your stories.