Burro’s Tail and the cultivar ‘Burito’ are easy to care for and are popular house plants of Mexican origin. The drooping, branching, thickly covered with , make the former an exceptionally good plant for windowboxes or hanging containers. The very succulent leaves are about 2 cm (0.5 in) long and pointed at the tip. They are pale green with a bluish bloom. The plant rarely.
In summer, it thrives in a sunny and well ventilated; it tolerates full sun. It also does very well if transferred to the garden. During the rest period, from November to January, transfer it to a light place at a temperature of 5°-6°C (41°-43°F). At higher temperatures, the plants become unduly tall. Restrict in winter. Propagate by inserted into a sandy . Alternatively, detach individual leaflets and place them on the surface of the where they will readily put out .
The cultivar ‘Burito’ is a hardier plant with stronger. The succulent leaves are not flattened on the upper side so that they are almost circular in cross-section. It is cultivated in the same way as Burro’s Tail.