It needs light shade, with some exposure to the sun so that the leaves develop a pleasant reddish tint and remain compact. The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: -5
During the summer months the soil must be kept moist. In winter water only when the soil becomes completely dry.
Shoots, cuttings of leaves or seeds
resistant to pests.
It requires a mixture porous enough to increase drainage.