My wife for many years asked me to get her a Yodeling Pickle for our Christmas Tree but I always forgot till this year. I finally bought it and now it rests snuggly in our tree yodeling at strange times morning and night. Is hanging a pickle in your tree one of your family’s traditions? If someone asked you about the origin, would you say it was a German thing? Many historians and researchers have done their homework and find that the actual origin is more of a mystery. Here are some of the origins, myths and fun facts.