Berberis thunbergii Golden Nugget™
Common name: 
Golden Nugget Barberry
Pronunciation: 
BER-ber-is thun-BER-jee-a
Family: 
Berberidaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
‘Monlers’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • 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.
  • Sun.
  • 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.
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