- Light: Bright light.
- Water: Allow top half of soil to dry out between watering.
Medusa's Head is a small succulent with a swollen underground stem and cylindrical, snake-like branches that grow flat. The branches spread up to 16 inches in diameter. The leaves are up to 0.4 inches long with a linear to acute shape. Clusters of yellow cyathia bloom in the plant's central part of the apex of the stem.