Keep in shade and avoid direct sunlight. Does not tolerate frost. The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: 5
Water frequently in summer, moderately in autumn and spring and rarely in winter.
Tolerant to disease but susceptible to mealybugs
Use a soil-based potting mix with the addition of a small amount of coarse sand, pumice stone, or lava sand to ensure good drainage.