Average vanilla bean length?

“Em” asks: What is the typical length of vanilla beans?

Vanilla beans are typically 5-7 inches (13-18cm) long, with 6-7 inches (15-18cm) being most common.

On this site you can see super short (4.75 inch), and super long (10.25 inch) vanilla beans.

**Vanilla beans shown on this site are always measured in centimeters.**

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