Measuring a Standard Tree
The normal method of measuring the size of a standard tree is by its girth. This measurement refers to the circumference or girth around the stem of the tree at a height of 1 metre above ground level.
Measuring a Multistem or Feathered Tree
The normal method of measuring the size of a multistem or feathered tree is by its overall planted height and is usually given as a bracketed measurement e.g. 200-250cm.