Avoid direct sunlight in the summer. It prefers filtered sun, or light shade. Resistant to light frosts.
The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: -5
It is very tolerant of dryness. Water regularly in the growing season and lightly in winter.
From seeds or cuttings
susceptible to mealybugs
It grows best in sandy soils. Good drainage is very important as it is prone to root rot.