The city spreads on a low terrain. With rivers and harbors intersecting, lakes and canals densely distributed and a fertile land, Suzhou is rich in a variety of agricultural products. Major crops include rice, wheat, rape, cotton, mulberry and fruits. Its specialties contain Biluochun Tea, Dao Fish from the Yangtze River, Silver Fish from the Taihu Lake, Hairy Crab from the Yangcheng Lake, etc..
Well-known as a Land of Fish and Rice and Silk Capital, Suzhou enjoys the fame as Paradise on Earth.
The city flower is osmanthus flower while the city tree is camphor tree.