Bred by Homegrown Fantaseeds, Top 44 is named for its ability to finish flowering in as little as 44 days if grown under ideal conditions. Tasting of mint and fruit, this Indica dominant strain warms the body and confuses the mind. It sends the mind racing, which can be thought provoking but can just as easily leave a user scatterbrained. Some users may find themselves spending three hours or more zoned out while others can just feel overwhelmed by the sedative effects. A cross between Skunk #1, a hybrid cocktail of landraces, and a Dutch strain created by Wernard Bruining called Viking, this strain makes for great night time use.
For some the cerebral effects may be too much, which may cause paranoia or anxiety. The rest will find that bodily effects to be very effective at relieving pain, treating insomnia and inducing an appetite. Some users may feel dizzy and light headed from the use of Top 44.
Despite the name and claims, most growers wait seven to eight weeks before harvesting Top 44. This strain does not get very tall, generally staying under 100 centimeters, and can be an grown by those of any skill level. These plants will need their lanky side branches supported during the flowering period.