Berberis thunbergii Golden NuggetTM P.P. 9577 (syn. Monlers) Berberidaceae
Golden Nugget Barberry BER-ber-is thun-BER-jee-a
- 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 NuggetTM and SunsationTM 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.