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Aloe pubescens
Scientific Name: Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  pubescens Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Ethiopia

Growth Habits: Multiple rosettes, each rosette to 3 feet diameter (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer, very little water in winter.

Propagation: Offsets, seeds

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.

Aloe  pubescens

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