04715144 is referenced by 44 patents and cites 28 patents.

A plant container with concavoconvex ribs for growing plants and the like which is characterized by its ability to easily prevent the soil medium in the container from collapsing into a hole which has been mechanically drilled into the soil medium in order that a plant may be inserted into the medium, by its ability to be easily nested, by its ability to be efficiently and comfortably handled, and by its ability to be easily drained with maintenance of an optimum water level. The plant container is readily adaptable for use with a variety of plants and includes a frusto conical body made of molded plastic and has a rim portion at the top and a base portion at the bottom. The sidewalls of the container consist substantially of concavoconvex ribs that are concave on the inside sidewall and convex on the outside sidewall. Additionally, the bottom of the plant container contains one or more channels that extend radially across the bottom of the plant container.

Title
Plant container with concavoconvex ribs
Application Number
6/837501
Publication Number
4715144
Application Date
March 7, 1986
Publication Date
December 29, 1987
Inventor
Norman C Lee
Greensboro
NC, US
Agent
Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson
Assignee
Zarn
NC, US
IPC
A01G 9/02
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