If I take a cutting from a determinate tomato plant that has already produced fruit, will the cutting grow and produce, or will it just die, eventually? I know mature indeterminate tomato cuttings will grow and produce fruit, of course.
It will grow fine. I ran some tests (slightly less scientifically than I could have, but got results) on grafting/propagation via cuttings using scions/cuttings from vigorous seedlings, older determinate, and older indeterminate tomato plants.
Surprisingly, the differences were small/unnoticeable. The cuttings and grafts from the old determinate plants became rejuvenated, and took off growing like any young tomato plant.
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