It requires at least 6 hours of light a day and good ventilation. It tolerates high temperatures as long as it is not exposed to the midday sun in summer. The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: 5
Water deeply in the summer but water sparingly or not at all in the winter.
By leaf, cuttings or shoots from the base of the mother plant.
A mixture of black peat, perlite and river sand in equal parts, to obtain good drainage.