Wild Black Vanilla Pod (Vanilla Planifola) refers to a variety of vanilla said to have originated from Madagascar which has a superior quality to any other available vanilla variety. In Madagascar these vanilla are handpicked by the locals and then cured to bring out its flavor. The Wild Black Vanilla Pod is jet black and is between 17 to 22 centimeter long. The fragrance and strength of this rare Vanilla is quite incredible. Vanilla is a rare spice and it is the seed pod of a type of Orchid. It takes about 2 years for a pod to mature it then goes through a laborious curing process which takes over 3 months before its natural aroma is properly developed.

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