I had an unusual tomato plant this year with off leaf formations. It seemed to fruit reasonably well despite this. If I collect and grow on seeds from this plant can I expect to see similar characteristics in its offspring?
I know that some plants produce wildly different characteristics in the seeded offspring, such as apples. I do not know if tomato plants are generally "true to seed", "true to type", included to "growing true" or however else you phrase it.
The plant in question was the subject of an earlier question I had Why does my tomato plant have tightly shrivelled green leaves? The conclusion being either virus, stress or genetic mutation. If it is a mutation, it might appear in seeded descendants. I would expect that a virus or stress would not show in descendants.