I have a clipping propagating in water. I've done this a few times with no problem. This time it looked great for a week, then yesterday started drooping. The color looks healthy and the leaves are soft, but they droop badly. I'm not sure what could be causing it or what to do.
2Despite its popularity, rooting in water is not a stunningly reliable method. So, sometimes things don't work out. While it's cool to be able to see the roots forming in water, something with damp vermiculite/perlite/peat/sand often works better in terms of actually rooting cuttings.– EcnerwalJun 16, 2022 at 11:09
Just an update. I brought it a little closer to the light and re-clipped the stem and it almost immediately started rooting. Now it is over a foot long and healthy.