It needs full sun. Keep dry at 10 degrees centigrade in winter. It can tolerate light sporadic frosts. The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: -5
Moderate watering during the growth cycle, but avoid moistening the body.
Mealybugs. Scaly insects. Mites.
A substrate for cacti and succulents is ideal, and a part of pebbles or coarse sand can be added to promote drainage.