Juvenile Aloe pubescens are very different from the mature plants, they have a pattern similar to Aloe zebrina, with dark green leaves and numerous light green spots. The mature plant has grey green leaves with an orange tinge, and only very sparse lighter spots on the bottom of the leaves. The leaves are 18" long (45 cm), 3" wide (7.5 cm) with 1/10" (3mm) thorns on the leaf edges.
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