For the production of quality Coconut palm trees it is essential to have quality mother palms of the desired varieties. The important features of the desired seedling are an ideal mother palm and the ideal seed nut. The harvesting of seed nuts takes place between February and August to get the maximum germination and top quality seedlings. Damaged nuts are along with irregular shapes and sizes are discarded, the nuts that make it through the selection process are sown two months after harvesting. The seed nuts require an air cured process followed by a sand curing for around two months, layers of up to five deep can be cured in the sand process, this prevents the nuts from drying out. The seed nuts are then planted in seed beds that are at least 50-75% in the shade and the Ph of the soil needs to be around 5 - 7, the seeds nuts take around a year to reach workable seedlings with the emergence of the inflorescence. The new seedlings are then moved to the plantation area to be grown on and take around 5 years to reach the maturity to produce their fruit.