Southwestern US when grown outdoors
Indoors: Cacti should be planted in a sandy mix for good aeration and drainage. Use a potting mix formulated especially for cacti Outdoors: Sandy, loose, well-drained soil
Indoors: Add enough water so that some drains out of the bottom of the pot. Empty the saucer when the water has finished draining. Outdoors: Allow to dry between waterings. Reduce watering in fall.
Indoors: Feed as needed during the growing season with a plant food forumulated for cacti. Outdoors: Feed as needed with a cactus plant food.
Indoors: Place cacti in cool, frost-free areas of the house during the winter.
Indoors: Most cacti thrive in bright sunny conditions. They should be grown in south- or west-facing windows. Outdoors: Full sun.