Barcham Trees sales director Keith Sacre is behind the BS 8545 standard. Which covers trees from 8-10cm diameter.
Young Trees: From Nursery through to Independence in the Landscape: a continuous process is a new British Standard to improve survival rates of amenity trees. reviews methods of tree care from nursery to despatch, storage, transplanting, post-planting maintenance and formative pruning.
Kew, National Association of Tree Officers and the Landscape Institute are working on the standard draft. Best practice guidelines should be issued in around 18 months.