Central Forest Nursery, one of the four forest nurseries of Kerala, was set up in 1997. This was established with the aim of generating premium quality seedlings such as like teak, acacias and eucalypts. This nursery serves instrumental to the proper functioning of the plantations in Nilambur and is under the administration of Kerala Forest Department. Central Forest Nursery is located at Valluvassery in close proximity to Nilambur town.
The root trainer seedlings and rooted cuttings of many prominent species of trees are produced in this fully equipped nursery. This place is highly recommended for those travelers who are interested in plant life and plantations.