Berberis thunbergii Golden Nugget™
Golden Nugget Barberry
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous shrub, compact, dwarf, slow growing to 1 ft (0.3 m) tall, 1.5 ft (0.5 m)wide, yellow-gold leaves; orangish in fall.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Golden Nugget™ and Sunsation™ are siblings that were selected from a group of 50-100 seedlings around 1977. The seedlings were from an uncontrolled cross believed to be Berberis thunbergii ‘Aurea’ crossed with Berberis thunbergii ‘Kobold’. The Golden Nugget US patent is PP9,577.