Over the years, T. pseudopectinatus has been
placed in six differnt genera, a process that will probably continue in
This is a fairly
easy species to cultivate. It needs a very well-drained soil.
Strong sun to part sun is
required, in order to develop good spinal growth.
should be rather infrequent, to keep the plant compact and not become
excessively elongated and unnatural in appearance. Keep dry in
winter or when night temperatures remain below 10° C, it is hardy to
-4°C for a short period. Assure good ventilation.
Reproduction: From seed, since the plant rarely produces
plantlets or grafted.
Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of