Good sign. The plant is excising some of the cut ends.
Have seen several places where this is happening. Seems
to indicate the plant is getting ready to get growing:
You can see a little growth bud at the left.
I’m really impatient for these growth buds to really
emerge. Maybe time for a little fish fertilizer. Or maybe
a little top dressing with blood meal and/or worm cast-
ings to give the plant a little Nitrogen boost: