The left-hand picture was taken one week ago, on July 8th. The right-hand picture was taken today, July 16th.
He’s been named Kaladin due to stubbornness, sheer nerve, and insubordinate attitude.
See those shoots at the base of the stalk? Yup, he’s been putting tendrils off the main stem for a few weeks, but those are the first new sprouts coming up on their own.