This donkey tail is drought tolerant (those pillow leaves retain water). Don't water it more than once a month. (Soak the soil thoroughly, then make sure to let the topsoil dry out completely before watering again.) For a container plant, choose a pot with a drainage hole and use potting mix suitable for cacti.
This plant loves to bask in the partial sun or bright shade. This captivating succulent loves bright light of four hours. Keep in mind that it the scorching sun will burn it; make sure to give it morning sunlight for better growth.