I have become aware of many eucs in the forests that were cut down many years ago ,so the stumps are rotten, but young suckers are growing from these long dead stumps. Does this mean that the tree has been sustained in a state of dormancy , not photosynthesizing ? Can the soil microflora sustain the "dead" tree ? Does anyone out there know where I should search for answers to this type of question ?
I found a few links for you that may help with your research!