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:: -5
Water once a week during the growth cycle. In winter hardly water at all.
Spider mites, mites, mealybugs and scale insects.
Use a soil with plenty of drainage. Add pebbles or coarse sand to a cactus substrate.