It needs full sun. Keep dry at 10 degrees centigrade in winter. It can tolerate sporadic light frosts. The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: -3
Water abundantly during the growth cycle. Little or no water in winter.
Mealybugs, mites, spider mites.
Use good draining soil. Add pebbles or coarse sand to a cactus substrate.