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Union Orchard

(Started in 1890's by the University of Nebraska.)


1. APPLE VARIETIES

-- Jonathon - Sept.

-- Winesap - Sept. to Late Oct.

-- Red & Yellow Delicious - Late Sept.

-- Turley - Oct. 1 to Oct. 15

-- Jonagold - newly planted

-- Blushing Golden - newly planted

-- Honey Crisp - newly planted


2. NO CHERRIES


3. OPERATING HOURS: 10 to 6 seven days a week July 5 through 3rd week of Nov.


4. NUMBER OF PRODUCTION ACRES - Approximately 6,750 trees, 4 acres of watermelon, 5 1/2 acres of pumpkins, 4 acres of various gourds and 12 acres of sweet corn. Also peaches, cantaloupe, squash and Indian corn when in season.


5. ADDITIONAL TREES INCLUDE - cherry, apple and raspberry apple cider, honey, jams, jellies, sorghum, popcorn, caramel apples, and various baked goods. Funnel cakes on Sat. & Sun. Dining area & playland for kids.


Address: North Hwy 75
Phone: (402) 263-4845

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