Patē (Schefflera digitata), also known as sevenfinger, resembles five-finger, but it has thinner leaves consisting of seven to ten leaflets, of a pale green shade. It favours fertile damp sites and grows well in shady locations. Patē bears long clusters of yellow-green flowers in summer and early autumn.
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